The Western Front at Dig Hill 80

Dan goes to an excavation that's happening now of a World War One fortification near the Belgian village of Wijtschate. He talks to the archaeologists and historians and anthropologists at work at the incredibly preserved, hotly contested ridge, before it is lost forever to the bulldozers later this year. To become part of the dig, sign up at Dig Hill 80. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.

Producer: Nathaniel Tapley

Audio: Pete Dennis

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