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The National Archives - Voices of the Armistice

Welcome to our series of podcasts launched to mark the 90th anniversary of the Armistice. These evocative podcasts bring alive the individual experiences of those who served in the First World War. They highlight some of the unusual and interesting stories that can be found in military records at The National Archives.New podcasts will be added to the series until 21 November 2008.Stay informed of each new podcast release by signing up to our Voices of the Armistice RSS feed.If you would like to hear more of our podcasts you can also sign up to The National Archives Podcast Series RSS feed.

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Voices of the Armistice: German soldier's war diary

The translation of a German soldier's diary from August to September 1916. Original document catalogue reference: CAB 45/166

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4 Nov 2008

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Voices of the Armistice: Gas attack!

An account of a gas attack in May 1915. Original document catalogue reference: WO 32/5169

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3 Nov 2008

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Voices of the Armistice: Two voices from the Front, part 2

Further extracts from the diaries of Lieutenant Colonel Hicks and Private Pattenden of 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Original document catalogue reference: WO 95/1495

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16 Oct 2008

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Voices of the Armistice: King's Battalion, Liverpool Regiment in 1916

Extracts from the unit war diary during 1916. Original document catalogue reference: WO 95/2926

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12 Nov 2008

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Voices of the Armistice: the Private's diary

More from the diary of Private Pattenden of 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment Original document catalogue reference: WO 95/1495

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23 Oct 2008

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Voices of the Armistice: 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment

Extracts from the war diary, following the battalion from 1915 to setting off for home in 1919. Original document catalogue reference: WO 95/1495

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27 Oct 2008

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Voices of the Armistice: the Private's diary

The diary of Private Pattenden of 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, dated September 1914. Original document catalogue reference: WO 95/1495

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21 Oct 2008

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Voices of the Armistice: King's Battalion, Liverpool Regiment in 1918-19

Extracts from the unit war diary during 1918-19. Original document catalogue reference: WO 95/2926

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14 Nov 2008

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Voices of the Armistice: King's Battalion, Liverpool Regiment in 1917

Extracts from the unit war diary during 1917. Original document catalogue reference: WO 95/2926

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Voices of the Armistice: letters from the Front, October 1917

The third extract of correspondence from employees of the Great Western Railway on active service. Original document catalogue reference: RAIL 253/516

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30 Oct 2008

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