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CLIP 1252

Siegfried Sassoon - 'The Attack' (poem only)

Siegfried Sassoon - 'The Attack'  (poem only)
Key Info
  • Siegfried Sassoon - 'The Attack' (poem only)
  • Duration: 01:03
  • Archive footage of trench warfare and men going over the top into no man's land to illustrate a reading of the poem 'The Attack' by Siegfried Sassoon.
  • Credits: Imperial War Museum, British Pathe/ITN Source
  • Subject:



    Poetry: World War 1

  • Keywords: trenches, over the top, war poetry, The Attack, Siegfried Sassoon, WW1, tanks, no man's land
Ideas for use in class
  • To aid study of 'The Attack' by Siegfried Sassoon or to help understanding of trench warfare in the First World War.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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