Battle of the Somme


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An Orange Order spokesman said: "One of the key motivations for the Church parade at Drumcree was for those who gave their lives at the Battle of the Somme.
He said: "Ninety years on, the Battle of the Somme still stirs strong emotions.
The limited-edition stamp launched today is a copy of The Battle of the Somme -Attack of the Ulster Division painting by JP Beadle, which depicts the first day of fighting in the battle.
1916 - First day of the Battle of the Somme in the First World War.
The deaths happened in a trench during the Battle of the Somme in 1916, in a battle against Bulgarian forces in Eastern Europe a year later, at sea off the coast of Russia in 1945, in captivity in Poland in 1944, in plane crashes, sieges and battles across the world.
Captured on film at the 1916 Battle of the Somme, the image was used in later propaganda about the bloody slaughter, which produced a million casualties.
SINN Fein's Belfast Lord Mayor Tom Hartley will lay a wreath for Battle of the Somme victims at the city hall next month.
Pupils gathered to pay tribute at a ceremony to mark today's 90th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme.
Bill was the brother of Private John Henry Stanford, 2nd Birmingham Pals Royal Warwickshire Regiment, who was killed at the battle of the Somme in August 1916.
This image of the Battle of the Somme stems partly from the sheer scale of the death toll, but also from its portrayal as a slaughter of innocents.
The museum in Thiepval, France, tells the story of how hundreds of men from Port Sunlight lost their lives during the Battle of the Somme.
Thiepval Wood, in France, is of great historical importance to the people of Northern Ireland as it was from there that the men of the 36th Ulster Division made their historic charge against the German army on July 1 1916 at the start of the Battle of the Somme.
The TPE Paper Installa-tion: Battle of the Somme is on display at Birmingham City University's Parkside Building, in The Shell Theatre until February 28.
The 72p stamp is dedicated to soldiers from Northern Ireland who died in Battle of the Somme in 1916.
Now three wooden crosses which marked the spot where thousands of North East soldiers died in the Battle of the Somme have come together for the first time in 80 years.