Richard Holmes: Saving the World's Battlefields

November 2008
Military History;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p18
An interview with historian Richard Holmes, host of television program "War Walks" and editor of the book "Oxford Companion to Military History," is presented. He talks about the importance of restoring the Hougoumont farm complex in Belgium. He explains how he became involved with the restoration project. When asked about his favorite battlefield, he referred to Somme in France, because it was the bloodiest day in British military history.


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