Today is Armistice Day; a century ago in 1920, the body of the Unknown Warrior was laid to rest in Westminster Abbey. What lays behind this story, how was he selected, and what of the Unknown Warriors in our own connections to the Great War? A bonus episode for Armistice Day.
The Western Front Association has a special edition of their magazine Stand To! devoted to the Centenary of the Unknown Warrior. Membership of the WFA is recommended: visit their website to find out more.
The following are some books relating to the subject of the Missing of the Great War and the Unknown Warrior. Click on an image to be taken to the Amazon page. Buying books this well helps to support the Old Front Line podcast. Thank you!
All these images are courtesy of gallica.bnf.fr / Bibliothèque nationale de France.