The Somme: From Defeat to Victory

The Somme: From Defeat to Victory (2006)

Based on diaries, records and eyewitness accounts, this is the story of the two Battles of the Somme from the perspective of British and German soldiers. It shows how the major lessons learned by the British Army leadership after the disastrous first attacks of July 1916 were turned into victory at the second attempt in September 1916, arguably the turning point for the First World War.

Writing:
  • Detlef Siebert
Directing:
  • Detlef Siebert
  • Views: 5
  • Release Date: 2006-07-02
  • Language: English
  • Country: GB
  • Runtime: 58

Wolf Kahler

General von Plessen

Erich Redman

Hassler

Alisdair Simpson

Himself - Narrator (voice)

Eric Carte

Lt-Gen. Morland

Rüdiger Kuhlbrodt

General von Soden

Iain McKee

Routledge

Peter Stark

Knaupp

John Vine

Brig-Gen. Shoubridge
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