WWI: The War to End all Wars

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With Flags Waving
This episode presents pre-WWI Europe: the social, economic and political environment of the time that resulted in the start of "The War to End All Wars".
The Battle of the Frontiers
This episode deals with the beginning of the war; the establishment of two-front war, the involvement of multiple countries on both sides of the battle and the development of new…
The Taxis of the Marne
This episode covers the recruitment and deployment of troops on both side of the clash; the problems faced by the soldiers; the slow pace of the fighting and the establishment…
A War of Chemicals and Engineers
This episode discusses how the war dictated the need for new battle strategies and tactics; new weapon technology and new medical practices to deal with the obstacles and situations never…
Flyboys
This episode talks about the use of aircraft during the war and the development of aircraft and air corps on both sides of the conflict.
Citadel
This episode discusses the aspects of the war from 1916 to 1917; the battles on both fronts; the situations faces by the forces of the numerous combatants and the growing…
Distant Fronts
This episode reports on the fighting in the war not found on the two fronts; including sea warfare and the involvement of new combatants into what has become a truly…
Revolt
This episode speaks about the frustrations in 1916 & 1917 of a bogged down war and its repercussions with the fighting forces and leadership of both sides involved in the…
Changing Tide
This episode presents how the change of attitude on the political front in the United States and incidents involving Americans with combatants in the on-going fight makes for the joining…
End Game
This episode presents the end of the fighting and the repercussions faced by each of the countries involved in this war, those issues immediately after the war and what groundwork…

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End Game
Part of the Series: WWI: The War to End all Wars
This episode presents the end of the fighting and the repercussions faced by each of the countries involved in this war, those issues immediately after the war and what groundwork was laid for the future.
A War of Chemicals and Engineers
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This episode discusses how the war dictated the need for new battle strategies and tactics; new weapon technology and new medical practices to deal with the obstacles and situations never previously experienced in warfare by the combatants. The implementation of gas warfare and tanks were some of the results of…
The Weapons of World War I
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The machine gun changed the warfront and defined and dominated the WWI experience.
World War I – American Legacy
World War 1 - American Legacy vividly tells the many forgotten stories of the men and women who served in the Great War, reminding Americans of their impact on our country that can still be felt today. Charles Whittlesey of the Lost Battalion and Father Duffy of the Fighting 69th…
First Air War
Part of the Series: NOVA
When World War I began in 1914, the air forces of the opposing nations consisted of handfuls of rickety biplanes from which pilots occasionally took pot shots at one another with rifles. By the war's end, the essential blueprint of the modern fighter had emerged: it was now an efficient…
With Flags Waving
Part of the Series: WWI: The War to End all Wars
This episode presents pre-WWI Europe: the social, economic and political environment of the time that resulted in the start of "The War to End All Wars".
The Battle of the Frontiers
Part of the Series: WWI: The War to End all Wars
This episode deals with the beginning of the war; the establishment of two-front war, the involvement of multiple countries on both sides of the battle and the development of new weapons that were utilized for the war.
The Taxis of the Marne
Part of the Series: WWI: The War to End all Wars
This episode covers the recruitment and deployment of troops on both side of the clash; the problems faced by the soldiers; the slow pace of the fighting and the establishment of trench warfare.
Flyboys
Part of the Series: WWI: The War to End all Wars
This episode talks about the use of aircraft during the war and the development of aircraft and air corps on both sides of the conflict.