Old Front Line

The Old Front Line

The Old Front Line is a new WW1 podcast

with Military Historian Paul Reed.

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The Latest Podcast Episodes

Ypres: Lille Gate to Bedford House

In this episode, we return to Flanders, and walk from the Lille Gate on the edge of the city via ‘Shrapnel Corner’ to Bedford House Cemetery, one of the largest in this area and laid out in an unusual way. We end on the old Ypres-Comines Canal where the German Army was stopped south of…

Back to the Front: Arras & the Somme

In the second of our episodes recorded while on a Leger Battlefield Tour, we travel to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Experience at Arras and then down to the Somme battlefields to see the Lochnagar Crater, the Ulster Tower, the trenches in the Newfoundland Park and end at ‘Mighty Thiepval’.

A Time to Remember

In an episode released between Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday, we pause to Remember. We reflect on the veterans back in the 80s and 90s, and think about what visiting the battlefields of the Great War means to us more than a century later. Do have a listen to Matt Dixon’s Footsteps of the Fallen…