The war in 1917

This series will look at a number of topics relating to the war in 1917. Many of these podcasts have been commissioned by the First World War Centenary Battlefields Tours Programme and are written and recorded by members of the programme's Academic Advisory group and other First World War experts. Others are provided by our partners at the Western Front Association.

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Passchendaele 1917

In this podcast, created for the WFA's 'Mentioned in Dispatches' series, Dr Nick Lloyd, from King’s College London, discusses the Battle of Third Ypres, more commonly known as 'Passchendaele'.

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The Diary of a Belgian Priest – 1917 with the British in Ypres

In this podcast, created for the WFA's 'Mentioned in Dispatches' series, Dominiek Dendooven, from the In Flanders Fields Museum, discusses the 1917 diary of Belgian priest Achiel Van Walleghem, who was based near Ypres behind the British lines.

 

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The role of the British Army Staff System in 1917

In this podcast, created for the WFA's 'Mentioned in Dispatches' series, Dr Paul Harris talks about ‘The British Army Staff System in 1917'.

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French tanks in 1917

In this podcast, created for the WFA's 'Mentioned in Dispatches' series, Dr Tim Gale talks about ‘The development of French armoured warfare doctrine in 1917'.

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