WW1 Digger History Podcast

True accounts of the First World War / The Great War / WWI as told by the soldiers themselves!


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 41m. Bisher sind 97 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 20 hours 22 minutes


episode 5: Baksheesh

Just a little warning. This episode includes content that could offend modern sensibilities. Some racist terms and descriptions are used. If you can handle that, Percy describes his trip to Egypt and stopovers in Melbourne, Freemantle, Aden and Suez....


 2016-10-15  30m

episode 4: Through The Heads

When I was a young man I carried a pack and waltzed me Matilda all over..... This is a tear jerker as Percy says goodbye to his family and sets sail on the SS Orsova for fate and destiny. Before he goes, his unit is set to Obelisk Bay in Sydney...


 2016-10-08  33m

episode 3: Bert at Anzac

Bert Smythe outlines the first few days after the ANZAC Day landings


 2016-10-04  22m

episode 2: Crimed for what?

In this episode Viv Smythe gets married before going to war, Percy renews old acquaintances at Taree and he gets charged with something he did not cause. We meet more diggers and learn more about camp life at Liverpool, including the infamous Colonel...


 2016-09-22  52m

episode 1: The Diary of Percy Smythe: Build up that chest

Series 2, The Diary of Percy Smythe


 2016-09-15  55m

Episode 0.1 Podcast Update

A quick update about the podcast!


 2016-09-06  2m

episode 10: A cut of the cards

The final episode of Len Jones' memoirs


 2016-08-31  53m

episode 9: The Yanks are coming

In this episode, Len takes us through the first half of 1918, at first on furlough in "Blighty" then he attends a training school when the Germans launch their final Spring Offensive.  Len provides us with more insights into life in the AIF and...


 2016-08-14  38m

episode 8: Blinkin' bleedin' mad

This episode covers much of 1917 including The 2nd Battle of Bullecourt and "Passchendaele" or the 3rd Ypres offensive. Len as usual provides great insight into the life of a digger on the western front. His description of signalling during the...


 2016-06-29  1h20m

episode 7: Fritz saves his sausage

Hermies and Lagnicourt


 2016-06-10  38m