1. The Battle of the Somme

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    German and British army veterans recall their experiences of the Battle of the Somme.

  2. The changed post-war position of women in 1918

    Duration: 04.34

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    How far the position of women changed in society as a consequence of their war work.

  3. The class system in 1914 Britain

    Duration: 04.22

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    The class system in Britain in 1914 highlights an unequal distribution of wealth.

  4. The effects of shellshock on WW1 soldiers and doctors

    Duration: 03.45

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    A dramatisation of a WW1 doctor describing the effects of shellshock.

  5. The end of the Great War in 1918

    Duration: 03.54

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    First World War veterans remember how they felt at the end of the war.

  6. The end of WW1

    Duration: 06.14

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    How the end of the war in 1918 brought celebrations and remembrance.

  7. The first tanks

    Duration: 04.19

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    The introduction of tanks in the First World War.

  8. The four main causes of World War I (subtitled)

    Duration: 03.27

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    Militarism, Alliances, Imperialism and Nationalism were causes of World War I.

  9. The Home Front and rationing

    Duration: 07.21

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    How the sinking of merchant shipping led to rationing in Britain.

  10. The impact of J R R Tolkien’s experiences in the Somme in 1916

    Duration: 09.59

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    How signals officer Tolkien echoed the scenes he witnessed in Thiepval in his writing.

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