Using original archives from the Western Front, this historic account uncovers the stories of seven men whose remarkable bravery in 1916 won them the Victoria Cross, Britain’s most prized military medal. Interviews with modern-day family members reveal the personal stories of each man, exploring the differing fortunes they experienced and the variety of reasons for which they fought.
What listeners say about Heroes of the Somme
- Cheryl Waters
Echoes of Valor Long Ago
Sketches of courage during one of the bloodiest battles in history. Short presentation, worth every minute. A century later, the question is not why bravery emerges, but why such lessons of war can be forgotten.