A family’s grief

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Paul Reed photo.

Paul Reed, blogging as Sommecourt, posted this photo with the sad story behind it at

http://greatwarphotos.com/2012/07/01/somme-the-cost-of-the-somme-1916/

His other Somme site presents the battlefields as they are today — a temptation for the traveler or armchair traveler. Reed wrote the well-regarded book “Walking the Somme: 2ed” ( Pen & Sword, $24.95). Here’s the link: http://www.somme1916.com/