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Relatives left behind describe what it was like trying to cope whilst the men were away at home. They tell of the difficulties coping without much money and worrying whether their husbands, brothers and fathers were still alive. For their part, the soldiers’ joy of returning home on leave was mixed with the difficulty in talking about their experiences at the Front.
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First broadcast:
8 April 2014

Classroom Ideas

This clip could be used to introduce the impact of war on the Home Front, and students could identify the main changes war brought to the lives of people left at home.