3 Welsh history: audio resources

To hell and back

The impact of World War I

Keith Strange describes the impact of the Great War on the political, economic and cultural life of Wales.

This extract is from Programme 13, To hell and back, of the BBC Radio Wales Millennium History series, The People of Wales (1999).

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Audio clip length: 1 minute 9 seconds (1.05 MB)

Welsh women in World War I

Bob Morris, Keith Strange and Deirdre Beddoe focus on the role of Welsh women during the First World War, in particular on their new independence and munitions work.

This extract is from Programme 13, To hell and back, of the BBC Radio Wales Millennium History series, The People of Wales (1999).

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Audio clip length: 3 minutes 7seconds (2.86 MB)

Coal cutting

Brian Davies describes the process of coal cutting and the conditions in which miners worked.

This extract is from Programme 13, To hell and back, of the BBC Radio Wales Millennium History series, The People of Wales (1999).

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Audio clip length: 1 minute 9 seconds (1.06 MB)

The coalfield community

Brian Davies talks about life in the community of the South Wales coalfield in the 1920s and 1930s.

This extract is from Programme 13, To hell and back, of the BBC Radio Wales Millennium History series, The People of Wales (1999).

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Audio clip length: 47 seconds (0.73 MB)