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7:20 am, 1 July 1916: The Hawthorn Ridge mine is detonated ten minutes before the Battle of the Somme begins, a battle where the British suffer 57,000 casualties.

7:20 am, 1 July 1916: The Hawthorn Ridge mine is detonated ten minutes before the Battle of the Somme begins, a battle where the British suffer 57,000 casualties.

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