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

Great War Veterans

In this episode we look at the experience of war and how it affected veterans who returned home and live long lives. When did they feel able to talk about the Great War? What did they say? And how was it possible to conduct interviews with Great War veterans in the 1980s and 90s. RECOMMENDED…

Vimy Ridge In A Day

The capture of Vimy Ridge by the Canadian Corps in April 1917 was one of Canada’s iconic moments in the Great War. In another of our Battlefields In A Day series we look at the wider Vimy Ridge battlefield, seeing some lesser-known locations and getting an understanding of this important battle. MORNING ITINERARY: AFTERNOON ITINERARY:…

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,…