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The Battle of the Somme Graphic OrganizerMason Sweeten12/15/2020DOC ADOC BDOC CWho wrote it? When? What type ofsource?Percival PhillipsJuly 3, 1916British newspaper article George Coppard, a British soldier Published in 1969In a book called “With a machine gunto Cambrai” Otto Lais, German soldier Publish date unkown, memoirAuthor’s Tone (include 1-2 examples)Optimistic He says that the British and French were “attacking vigorously.” He also says the sun was shining, which indicates something good is going to happen.“We the gunners surveyed the dreadful scene.” This indicates a negative tone. “Quite as many diedon the enemy wire like fish caught in the net.” “Our artillery whichwas firing courageously” – indicates a positivetone. “The machine gunners were earning their pay.” Did the author witness the events he describes?No. He received the message from a member of the British army at ten o’clock. He personally witnessed the event