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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.
The Christmas Truce
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.