What happened when old strategies of war met new, advanced World War I weapons? Scholars investigate the Battle of the Somme in the 16th lesson of a 32-part unit on the Great War. Watching a short video clip, they analyze the strategy of Douglas Haig and why he earned the nickname The Butcher of the Somme.
- Video clip is less than 10 minutes in length
- Resource provides background knowledge of the advancements of weapons leading to World War I
- Lesson includes primary source photographs from World War I for examination