Three Armies on the Somme: The First Battle of the Twentieth Century by William Philpott
Published by Vintage Books on November 1st 2011
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Len's Summary: Published in 2009 in the UK by Little Brown under the title Bloody Victory. The author sees the Somme as a British victory in the war of attrition. The winner of the 2009 WFA Tomlinson Book Prize; destined to become the standard work on this much-studied campaign.