WALKING THE SOMME - Second Edition
Battleground Europe series - Walking The Somme: Second Edition
Pen & Sword Books Ltd 2011
ISBN 0 85052 567 5 - £12.95
This new edition of the book is a fully updated, re-written and expanded edition of the original with many new photographs and a colour section. It describes sixteen walks on the 1916 Somme battlefields from Gommecourt, through Serre, Beaumont-Hamel, to Mametz and Montauban; the new chapter covering Mametz Wood. The book includes details of more than 50 Somme cemeteries and information about the men buried in them. Profusely illustrated with many photographs never before seen in print, including WW1 aerial photos and photos from unseen German sources.
It serves as an ideal introduction to the haunting Somme battlefields and is the only walking guide in print to the Somme battlefields.