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Oliver Cromwell (1656) by Samuel Cooper.
Charles II (c. 1680–1685) by John Riley.
An English grenadier with a captured French colour at the Battle of Blenheim.
The Battle of Ramillies, the 16th Foot charging the French infantry.
The death of General Wolfe after the Battle of the Plains of Abraham, in which Britain defeated the French to take Canada
The bad conditions of the sick and injured in the Crimean War were widely publicized
Image taken during the Battle of Broodseinde, showing a group of British soldiers of the 8th (Service) Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment, part of the 62nd Brigade of the 21st Division, moving up to the front, silhouetted against the skyline. Photo taken by Ernest Brooks.
25 pounders firing in support of the Guards Armoured Division during Operation Market Garden, September 1944.
British soldiers driving through South Belfast in 1981
C Company, 1st Battalion, The Staffordshire Regiment, 1 (UK) Armoured Division

The history of the British Army spans over three and a half centuries since its founding in 1660 and involves numerous European wars, colonial wars and world wars.

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Oliver Cromwell (1656) by Samuel Cooper.

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Battle of the Somme 1 July – 18 November 1916

Battle of the Somme

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Battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British Empire and French Third Republic against the German Empire.

Battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British Empire and French Third Republic against the German Empire.

Battle of the Somme 1 July – 18 November 1916
British aerial photograph of German trenches north of Thiepval, 10 May 1916, with the German forward lines to the lower left. The crenellated appearance of the trenches is due to the presence of traverses.
British objectives, 1 July 1916
The British 21st Division attack on Bazentin le Petit, 14 July 1916.
Soldiers digging a communication trench through Delville Wood
Positions on 14 July 1916
British gunners watching German prisoners passing after the taking of Guillemont, 3 September 1916
A young German Sommekämpfer in 1916
British troops moving up to the attack during the Battle of Morval, 25 September 1916.
British Mark I male tank near Thiepval, 25 September 1916.
Mametz, Western Front, a winter scene, painting by Frank Crozier
Dead German soldiers in a captured German trench near Ginchy, August 1916

The 57,470 casualties suffered by the British, including 19,240 killed, were the worst in the history of the British Army.