The Great War: Documentary

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Kitchener's Great Army in the Battle of the Somme (1916 Documentary)
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Documentary (with some re-enacted footage) of the British army's participation in the Battle of the Somme in France during World War I. (74 mins.)
 
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The Great War (1964 Mini-Series)
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One of the greatest achievements of television -broadcast from 1964 in 26 episodes. Use of extensive archive footage and sound effects... (40 mins.)
 
4.
On the Heights All Is Peace (1999 Documentary)
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(72 mins.)
 
5.
Western Front (1999 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
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For King and Empire (2001 TV Series)
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A documentary series about the Canadian Army's participation in World War I.
 
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The First World War (2003 Mini-Series)
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A comprehensive survey of the history of World War I. (500 mins.)
 
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World War 1 in Colour (2003 Mini-Series)
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Documentary using computer colorized footage from World War I to give the audience the feel of how it really looked back during the war. (372 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Martin
 
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The Somme (2005 TV Movie)
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Drama-documentary recounting the events of the 1st July 1916 and the Battle of the Somme on the Western Front during the First World War. Told through the letters and journals of soldiers who were there. (102 mins.)
Director: Carl Hindmarch
 
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Gallipoli (2005 Documentary)
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(114 mins.)
Director: Tolga Örnek
 
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Blood and Oil: The Middle East in World War I (2006 Documentary)
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Marty Callaghan's Synopsis: Except for the Dardanelles/Gallipoli campaigns, the extensive combat operations... (112 mins.)
Director: Marty Callaghan
 
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Twentieth Century Battlefields (2007 TV Series)
Episode: 1918 Western Front (2007)
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Major battles of the 20th Century are comprehensively examined both in the big picture and in the details.
 
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14-18: The Noise and the Fury (2008 Documentary)
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A documentary of World War I, exploring how soldiers accepted their conditions in the trenches when no clear reason had been given for the fight. (148 mins.)
 
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The First World War from Above (2010 Documentary)
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The history of World War I as depicted with archival and modern aerial footage. (59 mins.)
Director: Mark Radice
 
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Lost Heroes of World War One (2011 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
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War Horse: The Real Story (2012 Documentary)
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Documentary about the roughly one million horses that were used by the British army during the first world war. (46 mins.)
Director: George Pagliero