The History Today Podcast: November 9th
In this episode, Clive Emsley discusses punishment in the First World War.
In this episode of the podcast, Clive Emsley describes Field Punishment No.1, a 'Hun-like torture' used by the British army against its own soldiers in the Great War.
Clive is the author of Why Crucify Tommy?, the cover story from our November issue, and in this interview he talks about how this particualr punishment, reminiscent of crucifixion, fuelled public outrage during the conflict.
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