DVD

Heroes Of The Somme

Model: DAVID3768

SKU: 342753 Product ID: 242528

Format ‐ DVD

Genre ‐ Documentary

Rating ‐ E

Release Date ‐ 13/12/17

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Description

    The Heroes of the Somme uses original archive from the Western Front to uncover the stories of seven of the men whose remarkable bravery won them the Victoria Cross, Britain’s most prized military medal.


    World War One’s Somme Offensive was fought in North Western France. It lasted 141 days and involved 13 allied nations fighting 14 separate battles. July 1st 1916, Day One of the battle, was the worst in British military history, when General Haig’s Army suffered 60,000 casualties. By the end of the offensive the total for both sides was a million. This extraordinary sacrifice was made for just 6 miles of empty farmland.

Details

    Director - Edward Hart

    Film Genre - Documentary

    Label - Umbrella Entertainment

    Running Time - 60

    Region Coding - 4

    TV Standard - PAL

    Rating - E

    Year of Release - 2016

    Primary Format - Movies/TV - DVD

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