The Great War Interviews
Frank Brent, an NCO with the Australian Imperial Force, fought at Gallipoli. His account details how killing the enemy became an act of revenge over fallen friends.
Katie Morter, a civilian in Manchester, recalls the heartbreak of receiving a letter informing her of her husband's death at the Somme.
Henry Williamson, a Private with the London Rifles and later a Junior Officer with the Bedfordshire Regiment, recalls life on the Western Front and the Christmas Truce of 1914.
Cecil Arthur Lewis, a fighter pilot with the Royal Flying Corps, had only 20 hours of flying experience when first posted to France for reconnaissance and contact patrol duties.
Stefan Westmann, a Corporal with the German 29th Infantry Division, recollects the moment he killed a French Corporal. He also describes an act of kindness by British soldiers.
Charles Carrington of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment commanded a front line company at Passchendaele, aged just 20, and lost most of his men to shellfire.
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