The Great War

July 1, 1916: The First Day of the Battle of the Somme: An Illustrated Panorama

by Joe Sacco

The Great War

Hardcover, 1 accordian-fold page, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $35 | purchase

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The Great War
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July 1, 1916: The First Day of the Battle of the Somme: An Illustrated Panorama
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Joe Sacco illustrates the Battle of the Somme, which saw nearly 20,000 British soldiers killed and another 40,000 injured on the banks of the French river as they mounted a joint offensive against the German army.

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Detail from Plate 11 of Joe Sacco's The Great War: July 1, 1916: The First Day of the Battle of the Somme. On July 1st, at precisely 7:30 a.m., the attack commences. Joe Sacco/Courtesy of W. W. Norton & Company hide caption

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