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THE FIRST WORLD WAR: An Historical Insight - Complete Series (DVD) E

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The complete series of the critically-acclaimed Channel 4 documentary on the First World War, based on the book by Hew Stachan. Many lesser known battles, campaigns and actions are looked at as well as the well-known campaigns. Previously unseen archive materials from sources in Central and Eastern Europe are featured and studies of key participants, weaponry, diary entries and letters written by soldiers make this series truly comprehensive.

The First World War is the definitive documentary series about the global conflict which shaped the 20th century. Based on the book by Hew Strachan and narrated by Jonathan Lewis, the series covers all aspects of the war. The popular view of the First World War is dominated by cliché. Young British soldiers, many of them budding poets, were led to early and ghastly deaths in muddy wastes by incompetent generals for reasons that were seemingly futile. And although clichés are not necessarily lies, they are at best a selective view of the truth. This is a stunning account of the hostilities which offers new interpretations of and insights into one of the defining events of the twentieth century. And, for the first time, it offers a truly global vision of a conflict which is often misconceived as a prolonged skirmish on the Western Front. Accessible, compelling and utterly convincing, this is modern history revealed at its finest.

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E
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New & sealed
Display format:
16:9
EAN-13:
5027035009209
Film studio:
Arrow Films
Genre:
Documentary
Region:
2

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The complete series of the critically-acclaimed Channel 4 documentary on the First World War, based on the book by Hew Stachan. Many lesser known battles, campaigns and actions are looked at as well as the well-known campaigns. Previously unseen archive materials from sources in Central and Eastern Europe are featured and studies of key participants, weaponry, diary entries and letters written by soldiers make this series truly comprehensive.

The First World War is the definitive documentary series about the global conflict which shaped the 20th century. Based on the book by Hew Strachan and narrated by Jonathan Lewis, the series covers all aspects of the war. The popular view of the First World War is dominated by cliché. Young British soldiers, many of them budding poets, were led to early and ghastly deaths in muddy wastes by incompetent generals for reasons that were seemingly futile. And although clichés are not necessarily lies, they are at best a selective view of the truth. This is a stunning account of the hostilities which offers new interpretations of and insights into one of the defining events of the twentieth century. And, for the first time, it offers a truly global vision of a conflict which is often misconceived as a prolonged skirmish on the Western Front. Accessible, compelling and utterly convincing, this is modern history revealed at its finest.

Brand new and sealed 3-disc DVD boxset.

Classification:
E
Condition:
New & sealed
Display format:
16:9
EAN-13:
5027035009209
Film studio:
Arrow Films
Genre:
Documentary
Region:
2

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