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Thu 12 Jun 2014 03:15 School Radio

Archie Dobson's War - Part 1

First broadcast:
Wednesday 15 January 2014

It is the summer of 1914. The Dobsons are getting ready to visit their country cousins, the Carters. Ten-year-old Archie Dobson is particularly excited to be seeing his older cousin Walter. Walter tells Archie of a great adventure he believes to be coming in the near future...and when war is declared later that summer Walter enlists in the army and leaves for France.

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