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The Great War and the shaping of the 20th century

Author: Carl BykerDavid MrazekBlaine BaggettJ M WinterWarner Home Video (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Great War, the World War of 1914 to 1918, was the first major catastrophe of the 20th century. Never had so many nations taken up arms at a single time nor had the battlefield ever been so vast. Nearly everyone suffered and became a soldier in one way or another.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Byker; David Mrazek; Blaine Baggett; J M Winter; Warner Home Video (Firm); KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain); PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 0780623088 9780780623088 0780623045 9780780623040 0780623053 9780780623057 0780623061 9780780623064 078062307X 9780780623071
OCLC Number: 40809492
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on PBS television.
Credits: Director of photography, Mitch Wilson ; narrator, Salome Jens ; music, Mason Daring ; historical advisors, Arthur Barbeau ... et al. ; edited by Carl Byker, David Mrazek, Stosh Jarecki.
Performer(s): Narrator, Salome Jens.
Description: 4 videocassettes (464 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: v. 1. Explosion ; Stalemate --
v. 2. Total war ; Slaughter --
v. 3. Mutiny ; Collapse --
v. 4. Hatred and hunger ; War without end.
Other Titles: Explosion.
Stalemate.
Total war.
Slaughter.
Mutiny.
Collapse.
Hatred and hunger.
War without end.
Great War and the shaping of the twentieth century
Responsibility: Warner Home Video ; KCET/BBC co-production in association with the Imperial War Museum ; series producer, Carl Byker ; co-producer, David Mrazek ; written by Blaine Baggett & Carl Byker & Jay Winter.

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The Great War, the World War of 1914 to 1918, was the first major catastrophe of the 20th century. Never had so many nations taken up arms at a single time nor had the battlefield ever been so vast. Nearly everyone suffered and became a soldier in one way or another.

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