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Podcast title The National Archives - Voices of the Armistice
Website URL http://www.nationalarchives.go...
Description Welcome to our series of podcasts launched to mark the 90th anniversary of the Armistice. These evocative podcasts bring alive the individual experiences of those who served in the First World War. They highlight some of the unusual and interesting stories that can be found in military records at The National Archives. New podcasts will be added to the series until 21 November 2008. Stay informed of each new podcast release by signing up to our Voices of the Armistice RSS feed. If you would like to hear more of our podcasts you can also sign up to The National Archives Podcast Series RSS feed.
Updated Thu, 06 Thu 2008 16:30:00 GMT
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Episodes

1. Voices of the Armistice: Treaty of Versailles
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Description: Extracts from the Treaty of Versailles that ended the war between Germany and the Allied Powers. Original document catalogue reference: FO 93/36/76

2. Voices of the Armistice: Chinese celebrations
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Description: The announcement of the Armistice in China and details of celebrations and commemorations. Original document catalogue reference: CO 873/547

3. Voices of the Armistice: court martial
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Description: The proceedings and evidence from the case of a private, shot for desertion and pardoned in 2006. Original document catalogue reference: WO 71/671

4. Voices of the Armistice: prisoner of war
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Description: Account by Able Seaman C Jones about conditions as a prisoner of war after his capture at Antwerp in 1914. Original document catalogue reference: WO 161/100/576

5. Voices of the Armistice: with love from Hetty
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Description: A series of love letters found in the service record of William Crawford. Original document catalogue reference: WO 400/289

6. Voices of the Armistice: King's Battalion, Liverpool Regiment in 1918-19
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Description: Extracts from the unit war diary during 1918-19. Original document catalogue reference: WO 95/2926

7. Voices of the Armistice: King's Battalion, Liverpool Regiment in 1917
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Description: Extracts from the unit war diary during 1917. Original document catalogue reference: WO 95/2926

8. Voices of the Armistice: King's Battalion, Liverpool Regiment in 1916
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Description: Extracts from the unit war diary during 1916. Original document catalogue reference: WO 95/2926

9. Voices of the Armistice: peace negotiations
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Description: An account of the negotiations of the terms of the Armistice which took place between 8 and 11 November 1918. Written by the interpreter, Commander W T Bagot. Original document catalogue reference: ADM 1/8546/319

10. Voices of the Armistice: Haig's war diary, 11 November 1918
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Description: Final extract from the diary of Field Marshal Douglas Haig, from Armistice day. Original document catalogue reference: WO 256/37

11. Voices of the Armistice: Haig's war diary, 29 October 1918
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Description: Third extract from the diary of Field Marshal Douglas Haig. Original document catalogue reference: WO 256/37

12. Voices of the Armistice: Haig's war diary, 19 October 1918
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Description: Extract from the diary of Field Marshal Douglas Haig in the final weeks of the war. Original document catalogue reference: WO 256/37

13. Voices of the Armistice: Haig's war diary, 10 October 1918
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Description: Extract from the diary of Field Marshal Douglas Haig in the final weeks of the war. Original document catalogue reference: WO 256/37

14. Voices of the Armistice: German soldier's war diary
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Description: The translation of a German soldier's diary from August to September 1916. Original document catalogue reference: CAB 45/166

15. Voices of the Armistice: Gas attack!
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Description: An account of a gas attack in May 1915. Original document catalogue reference: WO 32/5169

16. Voices of the Armistice: letters from the Front, March 1918
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Description: Final extract of correspondence from employees of the Great Western Railway on active service. Original document catalogue reference: RAIL 253/516

17. Voices of the Armistice: letters from the Front, October 1917
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Description: The third extract of correspondence from employees of the Great Western Railway on active service. Original document catalogue reference: RAIL 253/516

18. Voices of the Armistice: letters from the Front, March 1916
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Description: Further correspondence from employees of the Great Western Railway on active service. Original document catalogue reference: RAIL 253/516

19. Voices of the Armistice: letters from the Front, August 1915
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Description: Correspondence from employees of the Great Western Railway on active service. Original document catalogue reference: RAIL 253/516

20. Voices of the Armistice: 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment
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Description: Extracts from the war diary, following the battalion from 1915 to setting off for home in 1919. Original document catalogue reference: WO 95/1495

21. Voices of the Armistice: the Private's diary
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Description: More from the diary of Private Pattenden of 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment Original document catalogue reference: WO 95/1495

22. Voices of the Armistice: the Private's diary
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Description: The diary of Private Pattenden of 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, dated September 1914. Original document catalogue reference: WO 95/1495

23. Voices of the Armistice: Two voices from the Front, part 2
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Description: Further extracts from the diaries of Lieutenant Colonel Hicks and Private Pattenden of 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Original document catalogue reference: WO 95/1495

24. Voices of the Armistice: Two voices from the Front, part 1
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Description: Extracts from the diaries of Lieutenant Colonel Hicks and Private Pattenden of 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, August 1914. Original document catalogue reference: WO 95/1495

25. Voices of the Armistice: The first war casualty
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Description: The case of John Mills, Quartermaster, who died of pneumonia whilst preparing for mobilisation of troops, in England. After an investigation it was decided he did die as a result of the war. Original document catalogue reference WO 339/9734