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Choctaw Code Talkers - Heroic Native American World War One Soldiers
In 1918, not yet citizens of the United States, Choctaw members of the American Expeditionary Forces were asked by the government to use their Native language as a powerful tool against the German Forces in World War I, setting a…
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…
World War I - The War in Europe
World War I was sparked by nationalism and a complex web of political and military alliances. Soldiers in Europe fought the first modern war as industrial-age ingenuity sparked terror in the guise of warplanes, flamethrowers and chemical weapons. On the…
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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".
Blood and Oil
Except for the Dardanelles/Gallipoli campaigns, the extensive combat operations in the Middle East during World War I have been largely overlooked in documentary programs. Given the historical significance of the Ottoman Empire's demise in 1918, and the ongoing importance of…
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.
World War 1 Military Chaplains
Military chaplains, men of faith serving in World War I, found themselves facing the gruesome reality of modern warfare. Serving side by side with soldiers in the trenches, chaplains became essential to the spiritual and psychological needs of those under…
Charge of the Anzacs
In 1917 Australian Light Horse soldiers claimed one of the greatest ever cavalry charged victories in history. Some 95 years later, 40 Australians retraced their footsteps in living detail - from the foothills of the pyramids to the treacherous expanse…
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.
A War of Chemicals and Engineers
Part of the Series: WWI: The War to End all Wars
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…
Legacy of the World War One Aviators
Legacy of the World War One Aviators celebrates a little-known chapter of aviation history, telling the stories of the group of legendary World War One pilots who came together to establish and operate Australia's first commercial airline in the remote…
Citadel
Part of the Series: WWI: The War to End all Wars
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 desperation of both sides of the conflict.
Distant Fronts
Part of the Series: WWI: The War to End all Wars
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 global conflict.
Freedom Fighters of Nili - The Jewish Espionage Unit of World War One
The Freedom Fighters of NILI is a documentary film about the heroic efforts of the Aaronsohns and the NILI spy network, which assisted the British in its fight against the Ottoman Empire in Palestine during World War I. Nili (Hebrew…
Revolt
Part of the Series: WWI: The War to End all Wars
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 conflict.
Changing Tide
Part of the Series: WWI: The War to End all Wars
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 of the United States into this global conflict.
WWI: The War to End all Wars
WWI: The War To End All Wars is a unique, 10-part, comprehensive look at the war that shaped the 20th Century. Through rare, actual battle footage and rare veteran interviews, The War To End All Wars takes you from the…
10 videos
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.