The next issue in the award-winning series Canada’s Ultimate Story is Canada and the brutal battles of the Somme.
The Battle of the Somme lasted 141 days, from July 1 to Nov. 18, 1916. It levied more than a million casualties, including more than 24,000 Canadians and 700 Newfoundlanders. It stands among history’s most notorious battles. To many, it represents the Great War’s staggering waste and appalling failures. But for the Canadian Corps, the Somme was a coming of age, setting the stage for their seminal victories to follow.
For more on Canada’s role in this monumental campaign, order your copy of “Canada and the brutal battles of the Somme” today!