AUTHOR: TONIE AND VALMAI HOLT
PUBLISHER: PEN & SWORD MILITARY, 2016. (7th GPS edition)
Major and Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guide to the Somme is 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 sensitivity towards the events of 1916.