The battle songs of the war's beginnings have given away to screams of pain. Sarah McNaughtan moves to the front to support the British army. In April 1915, the first poison gas attack in history is ...
Millions of women are forced to endure years of separation from their sons and husbands. Berlin-based artist Käthe Kollwitz has lost her son Peter. He died only a few days after the start of the war....
"Clash of Futures" created by Jan Peter and Gunnar Dedio explores the dramatic era of the 1920s and '30s. The eight-part series follows the fates of extraordinary men, women and children ... See full summary »
Hüseyin Michael Cirpici
Dramdocumentary based on letters and journals, many of which have never been published before, this tells the story of 1914-18 solely through the eyes of those who lived through it. ... See full summary »
The Great War Diary can be found on Netflix. It is tremendous. In English and can be seen with English subtitles. The 8-part series is not as in depth as many documentaries. In fact, this is more of a docudrama mixed with real, almost never seen footage of the First World War. I would recommend watching this series along with the series entitled, The First World War, to get a fairly good flavor, if you will, of the horrors of that world calamity. Both series do complement the other though the second is an excellent documentary.
The Great War Dairy encompasses a lot more of the Eastern front than The First World War documentary. Other than the disaster at Gillopoli, I don't believe that documentary covers much more of the Eastern war.
We all know how it comes out at the end - no winners, only losers.
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