Major And Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guide To The Somme (Paperback)
Sixth expanded edition with Lat & Long references with a foreword from Sir Martin Gilbert
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Major and Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guide to the Somme is, without doubt, one of the bestselling guide books to the battlefields of the Somme. This latest up-dated edition, includes four recommended, timed itineraries representing one day's travelling. Every stop on route has an accompanying description and often a tale of heroic or tragic action. Memorials, private and official, sites of memorable conflict, the resting places of personalities of note are all drawn together with sympathetic and understanding commentary that gives the reader a sensitivity towards the events of 1916.
NEW, FULLY UPDATED EDITION WITH A FOREWORD FROM SIR MARTIN GILBERT
PACKAGED WITH A FREE, FULL COLOUR FOLD-OUT MAP WORTH £3.00
Recommended by Which? Travel 2014.
Without doubt this is the best guide you can get, an essential book to read and take with you on a visit to the Somme...Attached to tje book is a very useful Battlefield map....it really is excellent value...Around Town- Barnsley
An indispensable and companionable guide to the battlefields.Best of British
If you are only able to make a brief visit to the Great War historic battlefields of the Somme or Ypres then these inexpensive, easy to carry pocket guides are probably more than accurate for your purpose.Essex Society for Family History
A superbly detailed review of the key WW1 sites in the Somme area, and a must-have for anyone wanting to make the most of a battlefield trip to the region.Friends of the National Archives
This is the most complete guide to the First World War Battlefield of Ypres that has ever been published. Tonie and Valmai Holt, have condensed the knowledge gained from almost a quarter of a century of researching, writing about, visiting and conducting groups around Ypres into this remarkable book. Here are concise descriptions of the military elements of the battles woven into a kaleidoscope of human, literary and travel information. There are recommended, timed itineraries, in each itinerary representing one day's travelling. Every stop on the routes has an accompanying description and often…By Major and Mrs Holt
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