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Battle of Somme
fought in Kitchener's "Pals" units
Major battle during World War I
famous for having many casualties
750,000 from both sides
Testing grounds for "industrial warfare"
New weapons included Vickers machine gun, field howitzer, poison gas, grenades, and Mark I tank.
area between trenches is called "No Man's Land"
Northern Europe in France
Bloody battles fought in Mametz and Devil's Woods
Fought between July and November of 1916
to distract Germans from Verdun, a French battle site