Lost Heroes of World War One

2014
23:00

1, The Call to Arms

3.0 34 x
As Britain squared up to German aggression in July 1914, a tide of patriotic fervour swept the land and young men flocked to the recruitment centres, eager to become heroes.
Episodes 2013

1, The Bloodiest Battle

3.0 18 x
Veterans and stretcher-bearers recount incredible stories of bravery amongst horrific carnage as they recall the Battle of the Somme.

1, Journey's End

3.0 28 x
Examining the last days of WWI, when thousands of half-trained 18-year-old British conscripts were sent to France to counter a massive German offensive.

1, Deadlock

3.0 21 x
Examining the battles of Arras and Passchendaele, with interview footage of late veterans Harry Patch and Henry Allingham.

1, The Home Front

3.0 18 x
An examination of the home front during WWI, charting the experiences of loss, along with the fighting spirit that emerged in Britain and the women who took on the opportunities to work in place of men.
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