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First World War: 1914: Voices from the BBC Archive

Synopsis
Audio compilation of clips taken from the BBC archive relating to the First World War. Amongst the items are troops of the British Expeditionary Force recalling the exhausting retreat from Mons, the success at the Marne, and the first battle of Ypres. Elsewhere there is an eyewitness account of the Kaiser’s reaction to the news from Sarajevo on 28 June; Margot Asquith, wife of the Prime Minister, remembering her despair at the inevitability of war; and the poignant reminiscences of civilians and soldiers.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2014
Subjects
History
Keywords
archive sound recordings; oral history; World War 1

Credits

Contributor
Jonathan Keeble

Distribution Formats

Type
Audio
Format
CD
Price
£10.99
Availability
Sale
Year
2014

Distributor

Name

BBC Shop

Email
bbcshop@bbc.co.uk
Web
http://www.bbcshop.com External site opens in new window
Phone
0844 848 9799
Fax
01795 414 555
Address
PO Box 308
Sittingbourne
ME9 8LW
Notes
The BBC Shop closed on March 29th 2016. It was replaced by the BBC Store (www.bbcstore.com) where many BBC programmes can be bought and downloaded in digital format only. The BBC continues to make many of its programmes available on DVD and Blu-Ray but these are now only available from other online retailers.

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