Today In History- March 21

Today In History- March 21

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World War I: Second Battle of the Somme begins.

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Second Battle of Somme ravages Western Front.

  • Picardy, Northern France

In the months leading to the Nov. 11, 1918 armistice, on Mar. 21, 1918, the Second Battle of the Somme began.  One of the bloodiest battles of World War One, the conflict further entrenched the armies in the stalemate that had plagued the military leaders for many years.

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