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Kitchener's Campaign
Kitchener's Campaign

His steely stare and pointing finger urged Brits to sign up, but how effective was it?

Lest We Forget - Remembrance Day
Lest We Forget

Why is it so important to remember? If you don't know, then read on...

First World War Commanders
WWI Commanders

Paul von Hindenburg, Sir Douglas Haig and Sir John Jellicoe.

The Cold War
The Cold War

We explore the 50 years of globally divisive conflict between the US and the Soviet Union.

What Was The Battle Of Vimy Ridge?
What Was The Battle Of Vimy Ridge?

The skirmish which would create an entire country’s national identity.

The Battle of Jutland: Should the British Have Done Better?
Should the British Have Done Better at Jutland?

It was the biggest, deadliest naval battle of WW1.

Battleground: The Campaign for the Somme
The Campaign for the Somme

Travel back to the defining campaign of WWI that last claimed over one million lives.

The Great War
The Great War

WWI sparked profound social change and redrew borders in Europe and the Middle East...

5 Things You Need To Know About the Armistice
5 Things You Need To Know About the Armistice

Here are some fascinating facts on the day which ended the carnage of the Great War.

What Was Life Like In A WW1 Trench?
What Was Life Like In A WW1 Trench?

In between the fighting, everyday living was all about mud, blood and boredom…

Sport in Wartime
Sport in Wartime

We've always had a way of keeping our sporting spirits alive during the dark days of war…

6 Must-Know Facts About The Somme
6 Must-Know Facts About The Somme

The Battle of the Somme remains the most infamous confrontation of WWI.

Episode 2: The Riddle of the Romanovs
Ep2: The Riddle of the Romanovs

Four beautiful Romanov girls…..what was the fate of Anastasia?

How Journalism Was Banned In WW1
How Journalism Was Banned In WW1

British reporters risked their lives to cover the Great War

5 WWI Veterans Who Would Change The World
5 WWI Veterans Who Would Change The World

They survived the war and would go onto re-shape politics, pop culture and literature.

The Incredible Allied Flying Aces Of WW1
The Incredible Allied Flying Aces Of WW1

The Allies had daredevil pilots in World War One. Here are four you need to know about…

Western Front: Key WWI Battles
Western Front: Key WWI Battles

On the Western Front in WWI the outcome was decided by a handful of offensives

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Royals In The Military
4 Things You Didn’t Know About Royals In The Military

From Prince Philip’s work in WWII, to the royal who was eager to get into the trenches

The Last Day of World War One
The Last Day of World War One

Michael Palin tells the stories of the last men to die during the final hours of WWI.

How To Go To War
How To Go To War

Historian Saul David reveals how precision planning off the battlefield has shaped wars.

Birdsong
Birdsong

Epic love story set against the First World War based on Sebastian Faulks' novel.

Great War Diaries
Great War Diaries

Based on many unpublished letters and journals that tell the story of the Great War.

Walter's War
Walter's War

Based on a true story around Walter Tull and his time in World War One as a solider.

War Horse: The Real Story
War Horse: The Real Story

Telling the true tale of the million British horses that served in WWI.

Somme - From Defeat to Victory
Somme - From Defeat to Victory

Perhaps it was in the Somme that the British Army learnt to fight a new, modern war?

Bullets, Boots and Bandages: How to Really Win at War
Bullets, Boots and Bandages: How to Really Win at War

Saul David revels the true stories as to how wars have been won and lost.

I Was There - The Great War Interviews
I Was There - The Great War Interviews

Interviews telling the poignant human experience of the Great War.

Gallipoli: The First D-Day
Gallipoli: The First D-Day

Re-examining the attempted invasion at Gallipoli, Turkey, during WW1.

Unearthing WWI
Unearthing WWI

Historian David O'Keefe and Wayne Abbott unearth some of the great battles of WWI.