As the volunteers reached the front line, they discovered the harsh realities of trench warfare. A group of veteran Tommies remember life in the trenches during the First World War.

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Bitesize Secondary, History
First broadcast:
11 January 2008

Students could produce a piece of creative writing from the point of view of a First World War soldier in the trenches. They might include details of the conditions and camaraderie that the veterans discuss in the clip.