The Somme (1916) Working Class Holocaust

When certain people or countries want to expand their territorial we can see they often use the common people to get to their goal. Because of many believing their politicians and being encouraged by the many lies and falsely presented hopes and dreams they fall in the trap to go into the battle killing other human beings, going in against the law of nature and the law of God.

In case all those who claim to be Christian would keep to the Law of God and would refuse to kill others we would have many less wars and much less agony.

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Preceding articles

Reflections on the Great War #1 100 years on

Reflections on the Great War #2

Too Young To Fight?

Remembrance isn’t only about those who fought, but also those who refused

In Flanders Fields II – a new poem in response to the original

Lessons of the Somme

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  2. Parade’s End and Saint Flora Castle
  3. 1914 – 2014 preparations
  4. 11 November, a day to remember #1 Until Industrialisation
  5. 11 November, a day to remember #2 From the Industrialisation
  6. Mons 2014 remembering the Great War
  7. Liège 2014 remembering the Great War
  8. August 4, 1914 to be remembered
  9. Honouring hundreds of thousands of victims of the brutal Somme battle
  10. Ulster Tower ceremony for the Irish at the Somme battle
  11. Aftermath
  12. Juncker warns for possible new war

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Related reading

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  2. The Battle of the Somme 1 July 1916-1 July 2016– a very personal memoir
  3. July 4, 1916 – Battle of the Somme greeted with ‘the greatest enthusiasm’
  4. The Battle of the Somme 1 July 1916-1 July 2016– a very personal memoir | Enough of this Tomfoolery!
  5. He is Not Missing, He is Here.
  6. The Somme (Battlefield Tour)
  7. Monet, the battle of the Somme and a mitraillette
  8. My Road to Thiepval – 16th July 2015
  9. The Somme….lest we forget.
  10. Bush Premiere “People At War” Music Video For The U.N. Refugee Agency’s World Refugee Day
  11. We’re in a Hundred Years’ War With Islam!
  12. Only 10 Countries in the Entire World Are Not Currently at War
  13. Stupid Reporting: “Obama at War Longer Than any US President…”
  14. The King’s Army

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The Battle of the Somme

British working class men in the British Army go ‘over the top’ in WWI during the Battle of the Somme which took place between July 1st and November 18th, 1916.  On the first day, the British Army lost 60,000 men – and throughout the entire battle, the British Army lost 1 million men.  It is the worst battle the British Army has ever fought, certainly its most bloody and destructive, and the soldiers were all ‘volunteers’ from the grass-roots of the British working class, and the devastation caused by their deaths has probably never been recovered from in the UK from a population and cultural perspective.  The German working class men the other-side, also lost nearly a million men, whilst the related royals of Europe threw their working classes against one another in a brutal war of royal egos.

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