The extraordinary events of Christmas 1914, when troops briefly called a ceasefire. Read more
The Christmas Truce
The extraordinary events of Christmas 1914, when troops briefly called a ceasefire.
Dan Snow presents the story of World War I through the voices of those who were there.
Veterans recall their experiences of the Battle of Neuve Chapelle in 1915.
Soldiers' experiences of the first German attacks using gas at the 2nd Battle of Ypres.
The experiences of two raw recruits at the Second Battle of Ypres.
Gallipoli - Landings
Dan Snow, based in Gallipoli, hears the recollections of those who landed there in 1915.
Gallipoli - Conditions and Evacuation
Soldiers vividly recall the terrible conditions they had to endure in Gallipoli in 1915.
The recollections of soldiers who returned home for a brief period of leave in 1915.
Dan Snow hears the recollections of those who served on and were victims of German U-Boats
Battle of Loos
First-hand accounts of the disastrous Battle of Loos from the BBC and IWM sound archives.
Dan Snow hears vivid accounts from those who fought in Salonika from 1915 onwards.
Kut: Sand, Mud, Mirage
WWI veterans describe siege conditions, starvation and surrender in Kut-Al-Amara.
Omnibus 1915 Part Two
Omnibus edition of the series covering the events of 1915, with Dan Snow.
Dan Snow brings together the sound archive collections of the Imperial War Museums and BBC
Dramatic accounts of the Battle of Jutland from the sailors who survived it.
Those who refused to join the army when their call-up papers arrived tell their story.
The Somme: From Sunrise to Zero Hour
Those who fought at the Battle of the Somme recall the build-up to the battle.
The Somme: Over the Top
The first catastrophic ten minutes of the Battle of the Somme, described by survivors.
Sheffield and the Somme
Dan Snow looks at the impact of the Battle of the Somme on the Sheffield pals battalion.
The impact of a soldier's execution for cowardice in 1916 on his family.
Soldiers describe seeing tanks for the very first time on the battlefield at Flers in 1916
Soldiers describe what they got up to when they were out of the front line.
British prisoners of war recall their treatment after the end of the siege of Kut-Al-Amara
Omnibus 1916 Series 2
Omnibus edition of five programmes drawing on interviews with those who survived WWI.
In the Air: Bloody April
Officers of the Royal Flying Corps recall the war in the air during April 1917.
Dan Snow presents the story of WWI through the voices of those who were there.
From Beneath: Mines at Messines
Survivors of the war describe exploding huge mines at the Messines Ridge.
Soldiers and officers speak about the issue of rank and class in the British Army of 1917.
Dan Snow hears conflicting accounts of the Etaples mutiny.
Third Ypres - Conditions
Veterans of the darkest days of the war recall the horror of the Third Battle of Ypres.
Dan Snow maps the slow progress of the British towards Passchendaele in the autumn of 1917
Passchendaele: John Palmer
The Battle of Cambrai
The beginning of the Battle of Cambrai from the point of view of members of the Tank Corps
Out of It
William Towers, seriously injured at Passchendaele, describes his remarkable journey home.
An omnibus edition of five episodes spanning the course of the war from 1914 to 1917.
Those who were there recall their experiences of the German Spring Offensive of 1918.
The Last of the Great Aces
Airmen recall the Red Baron, Manfred von Richtofen, being shot down in April 1918.
Morale and Manpower
Dan Snow looks at the fading morale of the British and Germans in the spring of 1918.
Recollections of the devastating impact of the flu pandemic that hit in 1918.
Recollections of the arrival of large numbers of US troops in France in 1918.
Brian de Courcy-Ireland recalls a torpedo strike and its aftermath
The Battle of Amiens from the point of view of those who helped to win it
Those who were there recall the rapid Allied advances of autumn 1918
Mutiny in the High Seas Fleet
The final meeting of the German and Allied fleets in November 1918
The closing moments of the war, recalled by those who were there
Archive interviews with those who experienced the First World War.
Christian Carlisle takes an in depth look at the rich musical heritage of the region.
Greg Jenner and his guests dig into the mystery and history surrounding Stonehenge.
Britain's World War Two 'Brown Babies'
The stigma of growing up as a mixed race child in post-war Britain
Roy chats to author Catrin Collier whose new historical novel is about Owain Glyndwr.
Proving climate change: The Keeling curve
An American scientist began recording carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere in 1958