The war in 1914

This series will look at a number of topics relating to the war in 1914. 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 Great War Debate - The outbreak of war in 1914

This podcast features highlights from The Great War Debate which took place in London in September 2016. You can hear panellists Sir Hew Strachan, Dr Annika Mombauer, Professor John Horne and Tara Finn from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office discuss what caused the outbreak of war in 1914, alongside interviews with students and teachers who attended.

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The Christmas Truce

In this podcast, Dr Chris Phillips from Leeds Trinity University discussed the Christmas Truce of 1914 and how it has been remembered ever since.

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