Anthill 31: World War I remembered - podcast

Annabel Bligh, Gemma Ware, Jane Wright, Neil McLennan, Aled Eirug, Ingrid Sharp, Lois Bibbings, Paul Ferguson, Sean Lang

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It was supposed to be the war to end all wars, and the sheer destructiveness of World War I was unprecedented for its time. More than 30 countries were involved, 65m men volunteered or were conscripted to fight and millions of civilians contributed to the war effort. Around 16m people died. And many of those who survived came home from the war psychologically and physically scarred for life.

This year marks the centenary of the end of the conflict and this episode of The Anthill podcast is focused on stories from the Great War, and the way it is being remembered 100 years later.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation UK
Publication statusPublished - 7 Nov 2018


  • War
  • Germany
  • World War I
  • Remembrance Day
  • Wilfrid Owen
  • Military history
  • Podcasts
  • The Anthill Podcast
  • conscientious objectors
  • War poetry
  • Armistice
  • Siegfried Sassoon


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