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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.

1 hour

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Fri 9 Nov 2018 14:45

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

Broadcasts

  • Fri 14 Mar 2014 21:00
  • Fri 14 Mar 2014 21:15
  • Fri 18 Apr 2014 01:50
  • Sun 12 Nov 2017 23:30
  • Fri 9 Nov 2018 14:45

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