SOMME ‘MYTH’: British troops were NOT inexperienced & should have won. than intended role after the German attack on the French at Verdun in February 1916. The first day of the Battle of the Somme became the bloodiest in British. SOMME ‘MYTH’: British troops were NOT inexperienced & should have won. than intended role after the German attack on the French at Verdun in February 1916. The first day of…