The Battle of the Somme
pitched the British and French against the German army between July and November 1916.
The Battle of Mametz Wood, which was part of the Battle of the Somme
and raged between July 7 and 12, 1916, saw nearly 4,000 Welsh soldiers killed of injured.
The Battle of the Somme
was fought from 1 July till 18 November 1916, with over one million men killed, captured or wounded during the course of the 141 days of the battle.
Charlotte Czyzyk, project manager for Lives of the First World War, said: "These powerful photographs and letters were donated to IWM by families in tribute to their loved ones who were lost in the bloodshed of the Battle of the Somme
We are delighted to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the battle of the Somme
in this way and hope residents will enjoy seeing their town lit up to honour this historical moment in time.
On this day a century ago, in the bloody midst of the Battle of the Somme
, primitive tanks were used in action for the first time - with guns manufactured in Newcastle.
I was deeply thankful to be able to answer the rollcall that so many thousands would fail to do after the first phase of the many phases of the criminal waste of men and material in the Battle of the Somme
The evening celebrations will pay tribute to those heroic Canadians who participated in the Battle of the Somme
, especially those who paid the supreme sacrifice.
The historian also argues that the Battle of the Somme
ended not in the winter of 1916, but in the spring of 1917, and reaches the conclusion that there was no British victory.
The festival opened on July 1 with the premiere of A Soldiers Heart, a tribute to the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme
and the young men who served.
This year's walk was also in memory of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme
The names were remembered at an event on the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme
at St Anne's Cathedral in Belfast.
Soldiers, politicians, royalty and ordinary citizens stood in silence, heads bowed, on Friday in ceremonies across Britain and France to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme
, one of the bloodiest battles in history.
15am FACTUAL Special broadcasts from Thiepval in France and Westminster Abbey to mark the anniversary of the Battle of the Somme
Here, he has created a record of July 1, 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme
in World War I, generally regarded as the most horrifying day of the war, and the moment of the world's encounter with modern warfare.