This programme is not currently available on BBC iPlayer

I Was There: The Great War Interviews

In the early 1960s, the BBC interviewed 280 eyewitnesses of the First World War for the series, The Great War. Using never-before-seen footage from these interviews, this film illuminates the poignant human experience of the war, through the eyes of those who survived it.

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

Fri 18 Apr 2014 01:50

TV Blog: I wanted the interviews to tell their own story

Featured in...

The Great War Interviews

The Great War Interviews

A collection of interviews with World War One veterans and civilians

World War One at the BBC

World War One at the BBC

New perspectives on the war that changed everything.