Object details

Category
sound
Related period
First World War (content)
Creator
IWM (Production company)
Hart, Peter M (recorder)
Haire, Ernest Hugh (interviewee/speaker)
Production date
1988
Dimensions

whole: Duration 470, Number Of Items 16

Catalogue number
10401

Object associations

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