WW1 Digger History Podcast

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

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 41m. Bisher sind 97 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 20 hours 22 minutes

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episode 1: The memoirs of Corporal Len Jones


An Englishman in the AIF


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 2016-03-07  31m
 
 

episode 2: Fighting Johnny Turk


In this episode, Len Jones describes life in the trenches at Gallipoli before the withdrawal and the Battalion's time in Egypt and on the Suez Canal. Len is sniped at and nearly blown up. He also just about bayonets a Brigadier General. He finishes...


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 2016-03-18  43m
 
 

episode 3: Pink Patches The Somme


"Righto Don Company, over you go". In this episode, Len takes your on a train trip through 1916 France, then into the trenches of the Western Front for the first time. We here about life in the trenches near Fromelles before the famous battle and...


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 2016-03-30  23m
 
 

episode 4: Tocs premonition Pozieres


This is it, the Battle of Pozieres. Len describes the taking of this infamous French Village between the 22nd and 27th of July 1916. Toc Oates had a premonition of death at Gallipoli. Now you can see what happens! But, Len loses several mates at...


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 2016-04-09  35m
 
 

episode 5: Shaking hands with Fritz


Moquet Farm and other lovely places


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 2016-05-08  33m
 
 

episode 6: Rats as big as cats


The winter of 1916-1917 in the trenches


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 2016-05-31  1h22m
 
 

episode 7: Fritz saves his sausage


Hermies and Lagnicourt


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 2016-06-10  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...


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 2016-06-29  1h20m
 
 

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...


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 2016-08-14  38m
 
 

episode 10: A cut of the cards


The final episode of Len Jones' memoirs


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 2016-08-31  53m
 
 
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