The Battle of the Somme - The 12 Battles of the Somme (1 July - 18 November, 1916) - CWGC

The occupation of Trônes Wood was deemed an essential prerequisite for the next major assault of the German first and second line positions in the southern sector, the operations for which were subsequently officially designated as the Battle of Bazentin Ridge (14-17 July 1916).

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