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History

The Butte & Surrounding Area From World War One Onwards

Below are links to four articles which we think that you will find of interest. We are absolutely delighted to publish here an article written by renowned historian Jack Sheldon regarding the Butte as seen from a German perspective in the autumn of 1916. The other nice articles cover the four main attacks on the Butte in 1916, the report by Roland Boys Bradford VC following the attack of 5 November 1916 and finally details of the new second main enemy in the autumn of 1916 - the dreaded Somme Mud.