Historian and modern conflict archaeologist Dr Matt Leonard talks about subterranean operations in the First World War. 

Matt discusses how the extent, scope and nature of below ground activities, their purpose and tactical and strategic impact. He is a member of the Durand Group and he continues to conduct regular archaeological and anthropological research in France and Belgium, as well as working with several commercial, academic and governmental organizations with regard to the history of the First World War. He has been widely published both commercially and academically and he has contributed to numerous television documentaries on various aspects of the First World War.

Matt is the current editor of The Western Front Association's journal Stand To!

More information on his work can be found at Conflict Anthropology