100 years ago,

the Battle of the Somme was fought.

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Here’s how it looks now:

Royal Family Attend The Somme Centenary Commemorations In France
The Thiepval Memorial on June 30, 2016 in Albert, France. (Photo by Tim Rooke – Pool/Getty Images)

Always Remember:

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(If you don’t understand the significance of this event and would like to know more about Word War I, I recommend Barbara Tuchman’s Guns of August. )

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