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THE STORY OF THE SOMME 7 | Preparing for the Artillery Bombardment - 2nd Lt Stewart Montagu Cleeve

10/20/2018
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Welcome to THE STORY OF THE SOMME podcast series, which tells the story of the Somme Offensive in the words of those fighting on the Western Front and their families back home. The series was commissioned by the DEPARTMENT FOR DIGITAL, CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT and developed in partnership with the FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY BATTLEFIELD TOURS PROGRAMME and CHROMERADIO. It was first released to accompany the SOMME100 VIGIL at Westminster Abbey, held through the night of 30 June/1 July 2016 to...

Duration:00:03:37

THE STORY OF THE SOMME 9 | A Long Night - Sapper George Coward

10/20/2018
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Welcome to THE STORY OF THE SOMME podcast series, which tells the story of the Somme Offensive in the words of those fighting on the Western Front and their families back home. The series was commissioned by the DEPARTMENT FOR DIGITAL, CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT and developed in partnership with the FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY BATTLEFIELD TOURS PROGRAMME and CHROMERADIO. It was first released to accompany the SOMME100 VIGIL at Westminster Abbey, held through the night of 30 June/1 July 2016 to...

Duration:00:03:18

THE STORY OF THE SOMME 8 | The Army Chaplain - The Revd Julian Bickersteth

10/20/2018
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Welcome to THE STORY OF THE SOMME podcast series, which tells the story of the Somme Offensive in the words of those fighting on the Western Front and their families back home. The series was commissioned by the DEPARTMENT FOR DIGITAL, CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT and developed in partnership with the FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY BATTLEFIELD TOURS PROGRAMME and CHROMERADIO. It was first released to accompany the SOMME100 VIGIL at Westminster Abbey, held through the night of 30 June/1 July 2016 to...

Duration:00:03:58

FROM AMIENS TO ARMISTICE 6 | Battlefield Tour Day 1 - Sunken Lane & Hawthorn Crater

10/20/2018
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A series of podcasts commissioned by UCL INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY EDUCATION PROGRAMME to mark the CENTENARY of the BATTLE OF AMIENS on 8 August 1918. In August 2018, students from across the United Kingdom joined students from France, the United States, Canada and Australia on the Western Front to commemorate the Battle of Amiens. This podcast series, recorded mostly during that battlefield tour, tell the story of the Battle of Amiens in the wider context of the...

Duration:00:09:23

FROM AMIENS TO ARMISTICE 5 | Battlefield Tour Day 1 - Newfoundland Memorial Park, Beaumont Hamel

10/20/2018
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A series of podcasts commissioned by UCL INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY EDUCATION PROGRAMME to mark the CENTENARY of the BATTLE OF AMIENS on 8 August 1918. In August 2018, students from across the United Kingdom joined students from France, the United States, Canada and Australia on the Western Front to commemorate the Battle of Amiens. This podcast series, recorded mostly during that battlefield tour, tell the story of the Battle of Amiens in the wider context of the...

Duration:00:09:23

THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 18 | Internees and Prisoners-of-War - Panikos Panayi

10/20/2018
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Welcome to the BRITISH HOME FRONT IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR. This series was recorded at the UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS in June 2018 to accompany a conference marking the contribution by the peoples of the British Isles to the national war effort. In this podcast, PANIKOS PANAYI, Professor of European History, DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY, LEICESTER, talks about those who were interned and prisoners-of-war. IMAGE | George Kenner, German civilian World War I POW, (on left) with his younger brother Benno...

Duration:00:21:48

THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 17 | Refugees - Pierre Purseigle

10/20/2018
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Welcome to the BRITISH HOME FRONT IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR. This series was recorded at the UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS in June 2018 to accompany a conference marking the contribution by the peoples of the British Isles to the national war effort. In this podcast, DR PIERRE PURSEIGLE, Associate Professor of Modern History, UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK, talks about how the Home Front coped with the influx of refugees during the First World War. IMAGE | Belgian refugees in 1914 - By Unknown I f.ex. Jan...

Duration:00:16:18

THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 16 | Charitable Work - Peter Grant

10/20/2018
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Welcome to the BRITISH HOME FRONT IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR. This series was recorded at the UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS in June 2018 to accompany a conference marking the contribution by the peoples of the British Isles to the national war effort. In this podcast, DR PETER GRANT, CASS BUSINESS SCHOOL, CITY UNIVERSITY, LONDON, talks about charitable work during the First World War. IMAGE | Poster for a fundraising event in support of Welsh troops - By Frank Brangwyn 1867-1956 - Library of...

Duration:00:22:06

THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 14 | Labour and the Trade Unions - Chris Wrigley

10/20/2018
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Welcome to the BRITISH HOME FRONT IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR. This series was recorded at the UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS in June 2018 to accompany a conference marking the contribution by the peoples of the British Isles to the national war effort. In this podcast, CHRIS WRIGLEY, Emeritus Professor of History, UNIVERSITY of NOTTINGHAM, talks about trade unions and the rise of the Labour party during the First World War. IMAGE | Poster : "Vote Labour. Peace Conference. No Admission Except on...

Duration:00:20:51

THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 15 | Enlistment and Conscription - Ian Beckett

10/20/2018
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Welcome to the BRITISH HOME FRONT IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR. This series was recorded at the UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS in June 2018 to accompany a conference marking the contribution by the peoples of the British Isles to the national war effort. In this podcast, IAN BECKETT, Emeritus Professor of Military History, UNIVERSITY OF KENT, talks about enlistment and conscription during the First World War. IMAGE | British conscription poster : "Military Service Act 1916 - By British Government -...

Duration:00:28:17

THE STORY OF THE SOMME 6 | Planning for Life after the War - Captain Roland Philipps

10/13/2018
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Welcome to THE STORY OF THE SOMME podcast series, which tells the story of the Somme Offensive in the words of those fighting on the Western Front and their families back home. The series was commissioned by the DEPARTMENT FOR DIGITAL, CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT and developed in partnership with the FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY BATTLEFIELD TOURS PROGRAMME and CHROMERADIO. It was first released to accompany the SOMME100 VIGIL at Westminster Abbey, held through the night of 30 June/1 July 2016 to...

Duration:00:03:47

THE STORY OF THE SOMME 4 | Training - Private Donald Murray

10/13/2018
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Welcome to THE STORY OF THE SOMME podcast series, which tells the story of the Somme Offensive in the words of those fighting on the Western Front and their families back home. The series was commissioned by the DEPARTMENT FOR DIGITAL, CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT and developed in partnership with the FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY BATTLEFIELD TOURS PROGRAMME and CHROMERADIO. It was first released to accompany the SOMME100 VIGIL at Westminster Abbey, held through the night of 30 June/1 July 2016 to...

Duration:00:03:11

THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 13 | Science - Roy MacLeod

10/12/2018
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Welcome to the BRITISH HOME FRONT IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR. This series was recorded at the UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS in June 2018 to accompany a conference marking the contribution by the peoples of the British Isles to the national war effort. In this podcast, ROY MacLEOD, Emeritus Professor of History, School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry, UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY, talks about the role of science during the First World War. IMAGE | Diagram of soldier in a British box respirator -...

Duration:00:18:33

THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 12 | Agriculture - Keith Grieves

10/12/2018
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Welcome to the BRITISH HOME FRONT IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR. This series was recorded at the UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS in June 2018 to accompany a conference marking the contribution by the peoples of the British Isles to the national war effort. In this podcast, PROFESSOR KEITH GRIEVES, KINGSTON UNIVERSITY, talks about agriculture during the First World War. IMAGE | Agriculture in Britain during the First World War A member of the Women's Land Army farming potatoes using horse-drawn machinery...

Duration:00:23:04

THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 11 | Fisheries - Robb Robinson

10/12/2018
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Welcome to the BRITISH HOME FRONT IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR. This series was recorded at the UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS in June 2018 to accompany a conference marking the contribution by the peoples of the British Isles to the national war effort. In this podcast, DR ROBB ROBINSON, Honorary Research Fellow, Maritime Historical Studies Centre, UNIVERSITY OF HULL, talks about the fishing industry during the First World War. IMAGE | Minesweeping crew of the Buckie drifter Obtain (Jon Grobler),...

Duration:00:23:33

THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 10 | Forestry - Robert Newman

10/12/2018
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Welcome to the BRITISH HOME FRONT IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR. This series was recorded at the UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS in June 2018 to accompany a conference marking the contribution by the peoples of the British Isles to the national war effort. In this podcast, ROBERT NEWMAN, doctoral student, UNIVERSITY OF KENT, talks about forestry and the demand for timber during the First World War. IMAGE | Agriculture in Britain during the First World War - Members of the Women's Land Army Forestry Corps...

Duration:00:11:26

THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 9 | Iron and Steel - Peter Claughton

10/12/2018
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Welcome to the BRITISH HOME FRONT IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR. This series was recorded at the UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS in June 2018 to accompany a conference marking the contribution by the peoples of the British Isles to the national war effort. In this podcast, DR PETER CLAUGHTON, Honorary Research Fellow, UNIVERSITY of EXETER, talks about the demands made on the iron and steel industry during the First World War. IMAGE | The Great War: Britain's Efforts and Ideals - The Furnace, George...

Duration:00:10:31

THE STORY OF THE SOMME 5 | Keeping an Eye on the Germans - Sergeant Alexander Paterson

10/11/2018
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Welcome to THE STORY OF THE SOMME podcast series, which tells the story of the Somme Offensive in the words of those fighting on the Western Front and their families back home. The series was commissioned by the DEPARTMENT FOR DIGITAL, CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT and developed in partnership with the FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY BATTLEFIELD TOURS PROGRAMME and CHROMERADIO. It was first released to accompany the SOMME100 VIGIL at Westminster Abbey, held through the night of 30 June/1 July 2016 to...

Duration:00:03:15

FROM AMIENS TO ARMISTICE 4 | Battlefield Tour Day 1 - Briefing | Hew Strachan

10/5/2018
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A series of podcasts commissioned by UCL INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY EDUCATION PROGRAMME to mark the CENTENARY of the BATTLE OF AMIENS on 8 August 1918. In August 2018, students from across the United Kingdom joined students from France, the United States, Canada and Australia on the Western Front to commemorate the Battle of Amiens. The following podcasts, recorded during that battlefield tour, tell the story of the Battle of Amiens in the wider context of the First...

Duration:00:16:29

THE STORY OF THE SOMME 3 | Working in a Munitions Factory - Mrs Adela Hall

10/5/2018
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Welcome to THE STORY OF THE SOMME podcast series, which tells the story of the Somme Offensive in the words of those fighting on the Western Front and their families back home. The series was commissioned by the DEPARTMENT FOR DIGITAL, CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT and developed in partnership with the FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY BATTLEFIELD TOURS PROGRAMME and CHROMERADIO. It was first released to accompany the SOMME100 VIGIL at Westminster Abbey, held through the night of 30 June/1 July 2016 to...

Duration:00:04:53