The Final Days - Episode 19
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"We'd had to go through the Hindenburg Line and it was a terrific mess. I remember going over the top five times in two day."
William Robert Chapman - Officer in the British Army
Armistice - Episode 20
"It was a bleak morning and somone said something's going to happen and all of a sudden it came out the war was over."
Dennis Morris Barker - Civilian in England
Women in Uniform - Episode 15
"I left school and I wanted to be something. Well my father was in the Army so I said to mum 'I want to be in the flying corps.' "
Grace Hallam - Women's Royal Flying Corps
On the Home Front - Episode 17
"As a child of course we were given everything that was available. And my mother went without herself, to feed my father and the two of us."
Dorothy Lester - Schoolchild in London
Over the Top - Episode 14
"Every time I went over the top - almost every time - somebody went insane"
Clifford James Lane - NCO, Hertfordshire Regiment
Knights of the Skies - Episode 13
"When we were flying at about 17,000 feet it gave you a wonderful feeling of exhiliration. You were sort of, I'm the King of the Castle!"
Percy Douglas - Observer with the Royal Flying Corps
Animals in War - Episode 9
"The mules used to scream when they got wounded, they were worse than the men in a way"
Jim Crow - Signaller, Royal Field Artillery
The Bomb Girls - Episode 7
"All our faces were bright yellow, they used to call us canaries"
Caroline Rennles - Munitionette from London
Deadly Mist - Episode 6
"Suddenlyl we saw this yellow wall moving quite slowly towards our lines"
Archibald William Herny James - Officer, 3rd Hussars
Marching to War - Episode 1
"We didn't know until the last moment whether or not England would come in but we were not surprised when we heard this news and we took it up very cheerfully."
Lieutenant Commander Dehn - German…
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