The Enright Files - World War One

28th October 1914: British soldiers lined up in a narrow trench during World War I. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

28th October 1914: British soldiers lined up in a narrow trench during World War I. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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One hundred years ago this month, Austro-Hungarian Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in Sarajevo, lighting the fuse that detonated the First World War. Michael Enright talks with three people for whom the Great War has become a preoccupation: Historian Margaret MacMillan, Canadian actor RH Thomson, and British novelist Pat Barker.

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