Guest Video: The Somme, Then and Now . . .


This is something different. But a hundred years ago today, at 11 a.m., the war to end all wars ended.

War did not, unfortunately.

But for all the people shown in this remarkable short film during fighting two years earlier, it was finally over. (Note: There are a few long-distance shots of dead bodies, but nothing gory or “Matthew Brady” style.)



Featured image: Ernest Brooks, public domain, via Wikipedia.



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