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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

THE STORY OF THE SOMME 2 | Leaving for War - Private Ted Ambrose

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:00:04:00

THE STORY OF THE SOMME 1 | Setting the Scene - Nicholas Rowe

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:00:02:18

THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 5 | The Monarchy - Heather Jones

10/5/2018
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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, HEATHER JONES, Professor in Modern and Contemporary European History, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON, considers the monarchy and the creation of the British Home Front. IMAGE | Queen Mary with her daughter Mary, the Princess Royal, during...

Duration:00:23:34

THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 6 | Defence of the Realm Act & Emergency Legislation - Gerry Rubin

10/5/2018
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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, GERRY RUBIN, Emeritus Professor of Law, UNIVERSITY OF KENT, considers the Defence of the Realm regulations, and other emergency legislation enacted during the First World War. IMAGE | British First World War poster regarding the killing...

Duration:00:15:51

THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 7 | The Role of Local Government in Essex - Stuart Hallifax

10/5/2018
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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 STUART HALLIFAX explores the role of local government in Essex, whose coastline made it vulnerable to German invasion. IMAGE | Men of Essex First World War Recruitment Poster - Wikimedia Commons...

Duration:00:12:05

THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 8 | The Churches & the State - Edward Madigan

10/5/2018
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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 EDWARD MADIGAN, Lecturer in Public History, ROYAL HOLLOWAY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON, reflects on how the First World War was seen by many at the time as a profoundly moral war, and considers the role the churches played in creating that...

Duration:00:19:06

THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 4 | The Growth of Cabinet Government - George Peden

10/5/2018
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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, GEORGE PEDEN, Emeritus Professor of History, UNIVERSITY OF STIRLING, considers the growth of Cabinet Government during the First World War. IMAGE | David Lloyd George - Wikimedia Commons...

Duration:00:15:08

FROM AMIENS TO ARMISTICE 3 | Drama - A General Reflects

9/27/2018
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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. FROM AMIENS TO ARMISTICE - A GENERAL REFLECTS is a docudrama based on the diaries of GENERAL LORD RAWLINSON, commander of the British Fourth Army at the Battle of Amiens, performed by NICHOLAS ROWE. With thanks to the CHURCHILL ARCHIVES CENTRE, Churchill College, University of Cambridge. MUSIC | Land of Promise (Terry...

Duration:00:30:24

THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 1 | Introduction - Hew Strachan

9/27/2018
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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, Sir HEW STRACHAN, Professor of International Relations, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS, explains why he organised a conference on the British Home Front. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS With thanks to JOHN CAWTHORN and the 1926 FOUNDATION for making this...

Duration:00:09:06

THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 2 | The United Kingdom in 1914 - Catriona Pennell

9/27/2018
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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, CATRIONA PENNELL, Associate Professor of History, UNIVERSITY OF EXETER, considers the United Kingdom in 1914. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS With thanks to JOHN CAWTHORN and the 1926 FOUNDATION for making this podcast series possible, and to the...

Duration:00:19:57