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Clip from Behind The News Specials  |  ABC ME  |  November 11, 2014

As 2014 marks the centenary of the beginning of WWI, we thought it only fitting that Behind the News dedicate an entire Special to the Great War. We begin with the history of events that led up to the War before hearing from some of the soldiers who fought on the frontline through letters they left behind. Then young student, Lucinda, gives us a unique and poignant perspective on the War when she travels to the Western Front in search of an Aussies digger who died for his country. And finally we meet a boy named Anzac who has a very special connection to the War that changed the world.

As 2014 marks the centenary of the beginning of WWI, we thought it only fitting that Behind the News dedicate an entire Special to the Great War. We begin with the history of events that led up to the War before hearing from some of the soldiers who fought on the frontline through letters they left behind. Then young student, Lucinda, gives us a unique and poignant perspective on the War when she travels to the Western Front in search of an Aussies digger who died for his country. And finally we meet a boy named Anzac who has a very special connection to the War that changed the world.

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