The war in 1918

This series will look at a number of topics relating to the war in 1918. Many of these podcasts have been commissioned by the First World War Centenary Battlefields Tours Programme and are written and recorded by members of the programme's Academic Advisory group and other First World War experts. Others are provided by our partners at the Western Front Association.

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The Battle of Amiens and the First World War

The first of two special podcasts by Prof Sir Hew Strachan, commissioned by the programme to mark the centenary of the Battle of Amiens which was fought in August 1918.

This podcasts looks at the Battle of Amiens in the wider context of the First World War.

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The Battle of Amiens, 1918

The second of two special podcasts by Prof Sir Hew Strachan, commissioned by the programme to mark the centenary of the Battle of Amiens.

This podcasts looks at the Battle of Amiens, fought between 8th and 11th August 1918.

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From Amiens to Armistice - a General reflects

'From Amiens to Armistice - A General Reflects' is based on the diaries of General Sir Henry Rawlinson, commander of the British Fourth Army. It has been specially commissioned to mark the centenary of the Battle of Amiens in 2018.

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The war in 1918

This podcast looks at the war on the Western Front in 1918. It has been written and produced for FWWCBTP by Mark Connelly, Professor of Modern British Military History at the University of Kent.

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The 'Spanish Flu' Pandemic

In this podcast, created for the WFA's 'Mentioned in Dispatches' series, historian Dr Jane Orr talks to the podcast about the 'Spanish Flu' pandemic which killed up to 100 million people across the world between 1917 and 1919.

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