Final thoughts about the Somme

Alistair Lexden was asked to contribute a commemorative article to Parliament’s House Magazine. It was published on July 1. He used his final article about the never-to-be-forgotten battle to place it in its wider European context and to consider the reaction to it in Parliament, emphasising Churchill’s determination that nothing like it should ever happen again.

You can download the article below.


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