A family’s grief


Paul Reed photo.

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


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/