THE FIRST DAY ON THE SOMME: 1 July 1916
New York: Norton, (1972.) Hardcover
Book club edition. An account of the blackest day in British military history - on that date, the mostly volunteer British Army went over the top and into the German trenches and had 60,000 casualties in just one day. With the deaths went a loss of innocence and a confidence that the war could be won. Photographs, maps, Index. 381 pp. Very good in an edgeworn and fair only dust jacket. .ISBN # 0-39305442X
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