In an effort to remember the sacrifices made during the Battle of the Somme, and in particular the first day of the battle that saw so many casualties for the British Army, here is an infographic overview of the battle.
This infographic is taken from a project called ‘The Great War 100′ that I am working on in conjunction with The History Press. Over 60 graphics are already available via a dedicated app (search for ‘The Great War 100′ in either the Apple or Android app store), with many more planned over the coming months. In 2014, the centenary of the conflict, a hardback book will showcase sevreal hundred of infographics, giving a unique overview of the War to end all Wars.
To view a small selection of the infographics currently available, check out my Pinterest board
Click on the image below to view a larger version that is easier to read.