On this day, in 1916, thousands of soldiers fell during the first day of The Somme, one of the bloodiest battles of the First World War.
Ninety seven years on - and people have been remembering those who died. Also today, two historians from the South began a unique project to learn more about the battlefields. Watch Derek Johnson's report.
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