The torment of Basil Henriques: commander of a 7 man tank crew during the Battle of the Somme

THE huge losses suffered by British soldiers as they tried unsuccessfully to break through the German line on 1 July 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 100 years ago this month, have been well documented. But the battle continued for more than 4 months.

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