This up to date guide offers both novice and seasoned visitor to the Somme a handrail to the local area and provides a good understanding of the events that took place there. High Wood’s importance in the battle of the Somme is found in its name, as it dominates the landscape in all directions. British possession of it in 1916 would allow observation over the German’s 3rd battle line as far as Bapaume, a major objective of the offensive.

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