The second battle of the somme of 1918 was fought during the first world war on the western front from late august to early september in the basin of the river somme it was part of a series of successful counter offensives in response to the german spring offensive after a pause for redeployment and supply. On march 21 1918 near the somme river in france the german army launches its first major offensive on the western front in two years at the beginning of 1918 germanys position on the . On 21 march 1918 the german army launched a large scale offensive against the allied front on the somme battlefield the offensive is known as the kaiserschlacht or the kaisers battle the offensive on the somme battle sector was codenamed operation michael . This is an account of the british expeditionary forces defensive battle on the somme in march and april of 1918 it starts with the huge german offensive along a 60 mile front on 21 march third and fifth armies then had to make a series of fightin
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