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Walking the Somme

(Battleground Books: World War I)

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This new edition of Paul Reed s classic book Walking the Somme is an essential traveling companion for anyone visiting the Somme battlefields of 1916. His book, first published over ten years ago, is the result of a lifetime s research into the battle and the landscape over which it was fought.

From Gommecourt, Serre, Beaumont-Hamel and Thiepval to Montauban, High Wood, De
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Paperback, 240 pages
Published July 12th 2011 by Pen & Sword Books (first published August 1st 1997)
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This book is a vital companion if you are ever visiting the Somme battlefields. Brilliantly researched and nicely put together so it is very easy to follow when you are in the middle of a field...

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He was born Paul Hustoft to Sigurd William and Melva Hustoft in San Diego, California on May 28, 1956. Reed, whose biological father died when he was five months old, also had a sister, Karen Hustoft, and a stepfather, who was a Baptist preacher. Reed legally changed his last name in 1969.

As a child and adolescent, Reed studied the organ and harpsichord, and as an adult, he obtained a B. A. in Soc
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