A Foreign Field

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012001110520101108 (BBC7)

August 1914: After British decimation at the Battle of Mons, four soldiers hide out in rural France.

Read by Tom Goodman-hill.

After the Battle of Mons, four soldiers hide out in rural France.

Ben MacIntyre's reconstruction from town records, witness accounts and letters of what happened when four British soldiers were trapped behind enemy lines in August 1914 (1/5).

022001110620101109 (BBC7)

Suspecting that enemy soldiers are posing as civilians, the Germans warn the French not to hide them.

Read by Tom Goodman-hill.

Suspecting that enemy soldiers are posing as civilians, the Germans send a warning.

032001110720101110 (BBC7)

As the British soldiers settle into the French village, complications arise when one falls in love.

Read by Tom Goodman-hill.

As the British soldiers settle into the French village, complications soon arise.

042001110820101111 (BBC7)

The German hold on the French village intensifies, but the British soldiers are determined to escape.

Read by Tom Goodman-hill.

The German hold on the French village intensifies.

05 LAST2001110920101112 (BBC7)

May 1916: The last days of British soldier Robert Digby and the looming Battle of the Somme.

Read by Tom Goodman-hill.

The last days of British soldier Robert Digby.