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Oct 8, 2017

Kaiser Wilhelm told the troops they would be "home before the leaves fall." By autumn of 1914, it was clear they would not.

2 Comments
  • two and a half weeks ago
    Robert P.
    Unless you're Tommy Atkins, then it's Wipers.
  • over two months ago
    Joseph Gould
    You pronounced Ypres wrong. It’s not “ye-per” it’s pronounced [e-pr(e)]

    https://youtu.be/4gvJuHjUm2A

    Please correct how you are pronouncing this town in future podcasts. I really enjoy your show, but this was distracting to my ear.

    Thank you!