British Tommies on the Somme.
The Somme, 1916.
Section from the documentary film "Battle of the Somme", released in UK cinemas 21 August 1916.
Staged material: General view of British soldiers in trench. They advance over the top. One man is shot and falls to the ground in the trench.
Staged material: General view of soldiers advancing over barbed wire; bodies lie about.
Genuine Somme battle footage: General view of battlefield with soldiers in trench or dugout. Men are seen running across the field. Some fall, wounded. (Note: Action is clearer in HD)