The Concise History of World War 1
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The Concise History of WWI covers the War to end all Wars with the use of extraordinary archive footage. From the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo on 24th June 1914 all the way to the peace treaty signing in Versailles five years later, this superb double DVD set provides a valuable insight into The Great War.
The scale and intensity of the conflict was unprecedented, with more men fighting and more casualties than any previous human conflict. Of the 70 million soldiers who took part in the fighting, 60 million were Europeans. New technologies machine guns, better artillery, advanced logistics, poison gas, aerial warfare and submarines increased the scale of the carnage to a level the world had never seen before.
This fascinating programme charts all the major events, defining actions and key personalities that decided the course of World War I and is a must-watch for anyone interested in military history