The Trenches

Frederic MANNING (1882 - 1935)


LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of The Trenches by Frederic Manning. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for October 30, 2011 to mark this year's festivals of remembrance.

Manning was an Australian poet living in England at the outbreak of the First World War. He enlisted in the King's Shropshire Light Infantry, and was in action at the Battle of the Somme. This poem paints a vivid picture of the horror of night in the trenches. (Introduction by Ruth Golding)

Genre(s): Poetry, Multi-version (Weekly and Fortnightly poetry)

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 The Trenches - Read by AMB Ann Boulais
00:01:59
Play 02 The Trenches - Read by BG Bob Gonzalez
00:02:16
Play 03 The Trenches - Read by DL David Lawrence
00:02:11
Play 04 The Trenches - Read by DPG Dave Gauer
00:02:20
Play 05 The Trenches - Read by DWH dwhickie
00:02:43
Play 06 The Trenches - Read by EEP Ernst Pattynama
00:02:35
Play 07 The Trenches - Read by FS fshort
00:02:07
Play 08 The Trenches - Read by GC Snapdragon
00:02:00
Play 09 The Trenches - Read by GHS Algy Pug
00:02:21
Play 10 The Trenches - Read by JCM Jason Mills
00:02:04
Play 11 The Trenches - Read by LAH Lee Ann Howlett
00:02:15
Play 12 The Trenches - Read by LKP Lucy Perry
00:01:58
Play 13 The Trenches - Read by LLB Lewis
00:02:42
Play 14 The Trenches - Read by LLW Leonard Wilson
00:02:35
Play 15 The Trenches - Read by LRS Liberty Stump
00:02:42
Play 16 The Trenches - Read by MG Martin Geeson
00:02:58
Play 17 The Trenches - Read by PJW Patrick Wallace
00:02:14
Play 18 The Trenches - Read by REF Rhonda Federman
00:02:27
Play 19 The Trenches - Read by RG Ruth Golding
00:02:51
Play 20 The Trenches - Read by WT Winston Tharp
00:02:16