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Published date: 1 February 2013

This podcast gives you an introduction to the various records at The National Archives that can be used to trace the experiences of individual battalions or regiments during The Great War. These include unit war diaries, trench maps, Prisoner of War reports and battlefield photographs. Examples given show how to search for and find these records using Discovery, our catalogue.

David Langrish works at The National Archives as a Reader Advisor. David graduated in War Studies from the University of Kent, where his dissertation project was on the experiences of The Royal West Kent Regiment during The Great War.

Author: David Langrish Duration: 41:54

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  1. 10 December 2013
    2:01 pm

    gillian sheehy

    talking too qwick unable to take down numbers

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