COMMEMORATING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF SOMME
Pictures from Reddit, BBC, and Alan Meban on Twitter.
- •The Battle of Somme, a British and French Offensive against the German Empire during The First World War was one of the bloodiest battles in world history, claiming the lives of more than one million men and women.
- •Today, as part of commemorations across Europe, re-enactors in the U.K. are honoring the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Somme in a really cool manner.
- •Dressed in the gear of soldiers from the First World War, handing out cards detailing the deaths of specific soldiers
- •Newcastle Upon Tyne
- •Piccadilly Station
- •Waterloo Station
- •Downtown London
- •Glasgow Station