Stories of War
Tom Mangold continues his look at space weaponry. (1978)
Tom Mangold examines the space arms race. (1978)
Norman Macmillan, an infantryman turned fighter pilot, recalls battles in the air.
Edward Louis Spears, a liaison officer between senior French and British forces.
Richard H Tobin, Leading Seaman of the Royal Naval Division, describes trench warfare.
Tank commander Horace Leslie Birks recalls what it was like in the first tanks.
Edward Glendinning, a Private in the Sherwood Foresters, enlisted at the age of 17.
John W Palmer, a Signaller with the Royal Field Artillery, recalls his broken spirit.
Mabel Lethbridge, a munitions factory worker from London, recalls her perilous job.
Charles Carrington of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment recalls his wartime experiences.
Stefan Westmann, a German Infantry Division Corporal, describes the act of killing.
Cecil Arthur Lewis, a fighter pilot with the Royal Flying Corps, recalls WW1 dogfights.
Henry Williamson, a Private with the London Rifles, recalls the Christmas Truce of 1914.
Katie Morter, a civilian in Manchester, recalls a letter that broke her heart.
Frank Brent, an NCO with the Australian Imperial Force, fought at Gallipoli.
Sir David Frost interviews US Secretary of Defence, Donald Rumsfeld. (2004)
John Ellison interviews former SS officer Heinz Linge, Hitler's personal attendant. (1955)
Two ex-Paras and an ex-Gunner describe the experience of training to kill for us. (1990)
Training comes to an abrupt end with the platoon on 24-hour standby for Falklands. (1983)
Parachute training for the 480 Platoon gets underway at RAF Brize Norton. (1983)
The training of three Ammunition Technical Officers in the British Army. (1974)
Recruits in 480 Platoon go through a rigorous three day test, known as 'P Company'. (1983)
The recruits put their infantry theory into practice in the windy Welsh hills. (1983)
The Paras' basic training continues and they earn the right to wear maroon berets. (1983)