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Time spent in the front line at the Battle of the Somme, July – November 1916
(Catalogue ref: WO 153/1258)
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  • What is the longest amount of time a division spent in the front line during the battle?
  • Why do you think some units spent longer than others?
  • In the second phase of the battle, what happened to a unit that had spent a lot of time in the front line during the first phase?
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