02 February 2012: Dr Rachel Duffett appears in new BBC war documentary 'Bullets, Boots and Bandages: How to Really Win at War'
Dr Rachel Duffett has appeared in the first part of a new documentary series 'Bullets, Boots and Bandages: How to Really Win at War' which was broadcast on BBC4 on 2 February. The series is presented by military historian Saul David and explores how wars are really fought at a planning and logistical level. The first episode, entitled 'Staying Alive', focussed on how armies have been fed and housed throughout history. Speaking to David from the archives of the Imperial War Museum in London, Dr Duffett discussed the types of food given to soliders during the First World War, its nutritional value as well as soldiers' opinions of it as expressed in their journals and letters. The programme is available to watch on the BBC i-player until 28 February 2012.