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Battles of Verdun and The Battle of the Somme: Home

Use this libguide to research the Battles of Verdun and The Battle of the Somme to complete your Social Studies chart. Use the recommended school databases and websites to learn about these important battles.

School Databases

Britannica: levels 2 & 3

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Gale: Power Search

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All the articles are cited for you.

Battle of Verdun

Battle of Verdun 1916 / Pet.Journal. Fine Art. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. 12 Nov 2020.

Educational Websites

Memorial De Verdun Museum: Home Learning Resource Center

Battle of Verdun: History Learning Site.

Imperial War Museums: What Was the Battle of the Somme?

5 Things You Need to Know about the Battle of the Somme

Primary Source Documents from The First World War Poetry Digital Archive

Internet Search Tip:  When searching on google: try Battle of Somme or battle of Verdun 

How do I know if a website is reliable and I can use it for research projects?

  • Use the RADCAB acronym! Ask yourself the following questions when evaluating a source. Is the information....
    • Reliable?
    • Appropriate?
    • Detail?
    • Credible?
    • Authoritative?
    • Bias?

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