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I Was There: The Great War Interviews - Learning Zone

This version of the BBC Two documentary made especially for schools features interviews with nine eyewitnesses of the First World War. The interviews were filmed in the 1960s for the BBC series, The Great War, and include both soldiers and civilians: an infantryman who fraternised with the Germans during the Christmas Truce of 1914, a German Corporal who recalls the moment he killed a French soldier with his bayonet, a woman who lost her beloved husband on the Somme, a fighter pilot, an Australian soldier who fought at Gallipoli, a munitions worker, an infantry officer, a signaller and a tank commander.

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1 hour

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Tue 1 Mar 2016 00:20

BBC Schools - World War One

BBC Schools - World War One

WW1 resources for primary and secondary schools, including teachers' assembly packs.

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