WWI Digger Stories Podcast
About This Show
Phil Mannell presents true accounts by soldiers of the Great War (World War 1).
This is primary history as told by the soldiers themselves, mostly Australian diggers but possibly tommies, poilus, doughboys, kiwis or others, with additional commentary and definitions.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 2.20 The Battle of Pozieres
Drum-roll time ..... Here it is, The Battle of Pozieres. Percy drinks rum and smokes cigarettes and, those following the series know, things must be really bad for that to happen! He gets buried by a shell, dug out, digs others out ... some of them ..., shot at, blown up again, machine gunned, shelled and so and so on. He loses a lot of good mates, Bert Newland and Smith among them. Come into this most infamous of #Somme battles of #WW1 , #Pozieres