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The Battle of the Somme was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British Empire and French Empire against the German Empire. The battle was intended to hasten a victory for the Allies and was the largest battle of the First World War on the Western Front.
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    • Strategic developments 

    • Battles of the Somme, 1916 

    • Subsequent operations 

    • Analysis 

    • Commemoration 

    • Historiography