Jesus, make it stop: The death throes of WW1, 11th November, 1918

Weekend Variety Wireless 11/11/2018
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Countdown to Armistice, the week of the 11th November, 1918.

At long last the war is over but people would die on the Western Front right up to and including the morning of armistice 100 years ago this day.

Glyn Harper is New Zealand’s foremost WWI military historian and Massey University professor.

He is Massey Project Manager of the Centenary History of New Zealand and the First World War, and author of more than 20 books.

He's back for part six, to continue to walk us through what happened this week 100 years ago ahead of Armistice on November 11, 1918.

Check out the previous episodes here.

This has also been released as a special seven-part podcast series. Learn how to download here.

Listen to the full interview with Glyn Harper above.

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