Sound Online #3 – Lucky Escapes of the First World War
The Australian War Memorial has remarkable hidden stories in its sound collection. This compilation of interview extracts reveals the lucky escapes of five men that served during the First World War. These men suffered wounds, sickness and witnessed the horrific casualties of war. They describe themselves to be the lucky ones.
These oral history interviews have been digitally preserved as part of the sound preservation program at the Australian War Memorial. To hear more stories from the Australian War Memorial’s sound collection go to www.awm.gov.au, collection.