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In 1972, a team of academics and archivists from the Imperial War Museum set about the momentous task of tracing ordinary men and women who lived through one of the most harrowing periods in modern history, the First World War. Veterans from Britain, Germany, America, and Australia were interviewed in detail about their day-to-day experiences on and off the front. It has since grown to be the most important archive of its kind in the world. These audiobooks contain just a sample of these voicessome of which have rested unheard for more than 30 yearsthe forgotten voices of a generation no longer with us.
Using unique Imperial War Museum archive material, the story of the final stages of World War I is told in the words of the men who were there. It covers the great spring offensive by the Germans through to 11 November 1918, when "The bloody war was over".