I Was There: The Great War Interviews

In the early 1960s, the BBC interviewed 280 eyewitnesses of the First World War for the series, The Great War. Using never-before-seen footage from these interviews, this groundbreaking history documentary illuminates the poignant human experience of the war through the eyes of those who fought, lived through, and survived it.

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