Audio slideshow: The end of The Great War

Black and white images of a conflict that happened nearly a century ago remain powerful reminders of the horrors of war.

Here - against a backdrop of some of the most vivid photographs from the time - historians and people who lived through World War I recall the lead-up to the 1918 Armistice.

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Warning: contains graphic images.
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Production by Paul Kerley.

Commentators: John Bourne, Professor Gary Sheffield, Professor Hew Strachan.
Includes BBC radio archive and excerpts from the 1964 BBC television series 'The Great War'.


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