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Author: Carl BykerBlaine BaggettJ M WinterDavid MrazekSalome JensAll authors
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : PBS Video, ©1996.
Series: PBS Video reference library, v. 183.; Great war and the shaping of the 20th century.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : PBS Video index versionView all editions and formats
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A sweeping look at the conditions that brought on the cataclysm of the Great War and reveals how those in power engaged in a great gamble under false assumptions with no conception of the war machine they were putting into motion.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Byker; Blaine Baggett; J M Winter; David Mrazek; Salome Jens; KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain); PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 42058912
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Director of photography, Mitch Wilson ; graphics, Linda Emme ; editors, Carl Byker, David Mrazek, Stosh Jarecki ; narrator, Salome Jens ; music, Mason Daring.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in. + 1 curriculum package (includes 1 teacher's guide, 1 video segment index, 20 posters, 63 resource sheets and 10 wall posters).
Details: VHS.
Series Title: PBS Video reference library, v. 183.; Great war and the shaping of the 20th century.
Responsibility: KCET/BBC co-production in association with the Imperial War Museum ; produced and directed by Carl Byker ; co-producer, David Mrazek ; chief historian and co-producer, Jay Winter ; written by Blaine Baggett & Carl Byker & Jay Winter.

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A sweeping look at the conditions that brought on the cataclysm of the Great War and reveals how those in power engaged in a great gamble under false assumptions with no conception of the war machine they were putting into motion.

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