The Turning Point: The Battle of the Somme


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Topics: before the great offensive; beginning of the battle; successes of the first day; from Fricourt to Mametz Wood; Contalmaison; breaking the German second line; the victory of July 14; Ovillers-La Boisselle and Pozières; our wonderful army; work of our airmen; wearing the Germans down; towards Thiepval; Guillemont and Ginchy; tanks; the German third line; enemy on the run; Eaucourt L'Abbaye and Le Sars; rain and mud; Beaumont Hamel and the Ancre.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1917
  • Place Published: New York
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Fair
  • Details:
    viii, [4], 291 p. 21 cm. 16 b&w illustrations. Brown cloth hardcover in mylar-covered dustjacket with portrait of Douglas Haig. Some spots to covers and crease to rear board. Jacket is soiled, has numerous chips and tears to edges, especially spine which also has a hole. Paper darkened but clean and neat. Blind stamp on title page. Front free endpaper slightly chipped.

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