Well, the Battle of the Somme ended today. 100 years ago.
Phew, bet they were glad THAT was over. It was only a bit over a million casualties. if you add up both sides.
Nothing like the Battle of Verdun, though, that would go on another month, but started up 5 months prior to the Somme fight. About the same number of casualties in that battle.
Two million casualties from two battles that went on less than a year. A half million dead, or so. The numbers are staggering.
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