The Great War [DVD]
An absorbing four DVD set, covering WW1 in this centenary year. Three discs of superb documentary on The Great War and the fourth disc showcasing WW1 aviation. A must for anyone interested in military history. DISC ONE Prelude to Battle Revisiting what the world was like at the turn of the century. From Mons to the Somme A slow, terrible war is unfolding. Military Command Examining the military and political leaders of the major powers. DISC TWO America Awakes The opening months with the young Americans, maturing as a fighting force. By Air And By Sea The story of the role the Navy and Air Force played in WW1 is examined in this programme. DISC THREE The Tide Turns There is a sense of desperation in the air. The war has gone on far too long, and the European powers are wasted and spent. Enter the United States, raring for action. Aftermath Events between Armistice Day, November 11, 1918 and the final peace. DISC FOUR Aircraft of World War One Before the First Word War, flying had barely caught the imagination of the public, yet within the space of just a few years all of the major nations were developing aircraft. This documentary explores the fascinating advances in technology around the fighting aircraft of WW1.
Region: All Regions
Release Date: 29 Sept. 2014
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