Somme sector, 1916 This map shows the Somme sector and the Allies' painfully slow progress in 1916 that did, ultimately, make the Germans withdraw to the Hindenburg Line.

From "The infantry cannot do with a gun less": the place of the artillery in the British Expeditionary Force, 1914-1918 by Sanders Marble

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  • Map 13. Somme sector, 1916 This map shows the Somme sector and the Allies' painfully slow progress in 1916 that did, ultimately, make the Germans withdraw to the Hindenburg Line.