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Linden MacIntyre narrates Military Moments | Battle of the Somme

Legion Magazine and Canada’s Ultimate Story present Military Moments | Battle of the Somme. Written by Don Gillmor and narrated by journalist, broadcaster, and novelist Linden MacIntyre, the video explores the devastation of the bloodiest battle of the First World War. It depicts the sacrifice from the British, French, and Canadian Expeditionary Force in the monumental battle that took place over a century ago on both sides of the Somme River in France, from July 1 to Nov. 18, 1916. The Battle of the Somme continued for more than four months, and more than 1.3 million soldiers on both sides were killed or wounded. #LestWeForget

Narrated by Linden MacIntyre
Directed & Edited by Adam Tindal
Written by Don Gillmor
Graphics & Animation by Julia Paddick
Produced by Jason Duprau, Jennifer McGill, Eric Harris
Executive Producer: Jennifer Morse
Recording Engineer: Kyle Watt, Post Office Sound

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