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 2.28 French and English
Bickering soldiers, solving disputes, isolation for mumps, drunk soldiers, "F* the Ordinance Officer. Take me to the Ordinance Officer." This one covers a three month period in camp and looking around old Blighty. Meeting up with brothers Viv and Vern, but not Bert. Pictures from home and from Vern's new wife. Meanwhile the 24th Battalion does the Battle of Bullecourt and Viv and Bert almost cross paths at the front. Vern is injured in the foot and he and Viv both win Military Crosses. Jump on board for this bumper trip.