This book explores the history of the battlefields through the eyes of the camera. Complete with 150 prints, both in colour and black and white, taken over a twenty-year period reflecting the author’s many filming trips to the Somme, the book shows the battlefield as it was almost 100 years ago and is accompanied by a shot of the exact same spot as it stands today. The author then explains the significance of the photographs and why they were included in the book. Battleground historian Nigel Cave also contributes to proceedings and adds his expert knowledge to the narrative. While researching the battlefields, the author has taken many photographs, and each has been carefully chosen to maintain the narrative and, as much as possible, to put the viewer/reader on the spot where the action took place.
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