Old Front Line

The Old Front Line

The Old Front Line is a WW1 podcast

with Military Historian Paul Reed.

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The Latest Podcast Episodes

Somme: Across the Pozières Ridge

In this episode we travel to the Somme battlefields of 1916, see the ground where men of the 13th Rifle Brigade fought in a tragic attack, and walk the route the ANZACs took into Pozières village when they took it, see where Albert Jacka VC might have been awarded a bar to his Victoria Cross,…

Arras In A Day

In the latest of our Battlefields In A Day series we travel to Arras in Northern France to visit some key locations connected to the fighting here in 1917-1918; from the Arras Memorial to the key battle sites, ground connected to the 1917 movie and the ground fought over by Australians in 1917 and Canadians…

Somme: La Boisselle to Contalmaison

We begin Season 4 of the podcast with a walk between the Somme villages of La Boisselle and Contalmaison, the scene of heavy fighting in July 1916. We see memorials, battlefield cemeteries and discover the stories of those who walked here more than a century ago. BATTLEFIELD MAP: IGN Aerial Photo from 1950: Order of…