WWI Digger Stories Podcast reproduces the diaires, memoirs and letters of the real participants in the war that changed the course of the 20th Century. What was it like to be in the trenches, on the ships or behind the big guns where death stalked in infinite ways and it was impossible to make friends unless you were prepared to lose tham at any moment.
This podcast is formatted with each diairy or memoir forming a series, usually taking the listener through the war from beginning to end, from raw recruit to returning veteran, as it was experienced by the soldier and in his (or her, when I include Nurses stories) own words.
Thirsty, huh, Perc? Chase after that "furphy" water wagon and
watch out for the dead man's bones out in the desert.
Percy does some time near the Suez Canal but when will they go
Oh, and yes he does get that elusive stripe.
About the Podcast
Phil Mannell presents true accounts by soldiers of the Great War (World War 1 / WWI ).
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.