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Ghosts on the Somme: Filming the Battle, June-July 1916

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Endorsements: ... 'This book is the product of careful and painstaking historical detective work, and the three authors deserve the thanks of everyone with an interest in the British army of the First World War' Professor Gary Sheffield, Military Illustrated 'Ghosts on the Somme is a painstaking detailed analysis of every second of the famous film of the battle. Overall it ...more
Published May 24th 2016 by Pen & Sword Books (first published April 19th 2009)
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Aug 07, 2017 rated it really liked it
If you decide you want an in-depth look at the making of the 1916 blockbuster Battle of the Somme , this is the book for you. If not, the level of detail in the still-based analysis will go straight over your head.

The illustrations do tell their own story, however. The technology may have had problems with clouds and movement, but not with the exhausted eyes of the wounded or the alternation of relief and shell-shock on the faces of Bavarian prisoners. A crouched corpse, the left had darkened w
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