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    Ireland's Experience: Episode 2 - The Front

    Ireland's Experience: Episode 2 - The Front

    World War One began dramatically, with The Germans sweeping through Belgium and France as they drove towards Paris. But for the most part, the conflict was characterised by its lack of movement. There was a stalemate - both sides dug in, producing a long matching line of trenches along the Western Front. Each side attempted to wear the other down in a brutal war of attrition. World War One was fought on many battlefronts in various different theatres of war. The life of a soldier took many forms, and their experiences varied widely from front to front. This episode explored ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0807/635688-irelands-experience-episode-2-the-front/?clipid=1646375
    WWI Ireland's Experience: Episode 2 - broadcast 10 August 2014

    WWI Ireland's Experience: Episode 2 - broadcast 10 August 2014

    The Irish and World War One This August will mark the centenary of the start of World War One. We will be commemorating this anniversary on The History Show with special programmes and short items telling the stories of Irish people who were involved in the war. We will also be examining what was happening here during these turbulent years. Do you have relatives who were involved in the First World War? We would like to hear their stories. Email: history@rte.ie

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    Coming up next week......

    Episode 2 - The Front This programme will be broadcast on Sunday 10 August at 10am   World War One began dramatically, with The Germans sweeping through Belgium and France as they drove towards Paris.  But for the most part, the conflict was characterised by its lack of movement.   There was a stalemate - both sides dug in, producing a long matching line of trenches along the Western Front.  Each side attempted to wear the other down in a brutal war of attrition.  The eager thousands who enlisted in 1914 would have had romantic ideas about what war was like.  ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0804/634707-ww1-irelands-experience-episode-1-call-to-arms/?clipid=1644370

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