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The First World War : [the complete series]

Author: Jonathan LewisChris RodmellOrlando GoughHew StrachanSouthern Star Entertainment (Firm)All authors
Publisher: Sydney, Australia : Southern Star ; Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ten-part series offers insight and analysis to provide a coherent and strategic military narrative. Places World War I in its proper global context, dispelling the conventional myth of the war as a European conflict only. The human tragedy is placed in a wider political and military context, going beyond the Western Front to encompass the entire world.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Educational television programs
Historical television programs
Television adaptations
DVD
Video
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Lewis; Chris Rodmell; Orlando Gough; Hew Strachan; Southern Star Entertainment (Firm); Wark Clements (Firm); Hamilton Films.; DD Video (Firm); Image Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 63265523
Notes: Accompanied by viewing notes in container.
Subtitle from container.
"A Major channel four series."--Container.
"Artwork and Summary DD video"--Container.
Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 2003.
Based on the book by Professor Hew Strachan.
Credits: Supervisory film editor, Chris Rodmell ; music, Orlando Gough.
Cast: Narrator: Johnathan Lewis.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 4 videodiscs (approximately 503 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + viewing notes (31 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm)
Details: DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital stereo ; dual layer.
Contents: Disc 1: To arms, 1914 ; Under the eagle, 1914-1915 ; Global war, 1914-1916 ; Jihad, 1914-1916 --
Disc 2: Shackled to a corpse, 1914-1916 ; Breaking the deadlock, 1915-1917 --
Disc 3: Blockade, 1916-1917 ; Revolution, 1917 --
Disc 4: Germany's last gamble, 1918 ; War without end.
Responsibility: a Wark Clements, Hamilton Films production in association with Southern Star and Channel 4 ; producers, Marcus Kiggell [and others] ; series narrated and produced by Jonathan Lewis.

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Ten-part series offers insight and analysis to provide a coherent and strategic military narrative. Places World War I in its proper global context, dispelling the conventional myth of the war as a European conflict only. The human tragedy is placed in a wider political and military context, going beyond the Western Front to encompass the entire world.

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