1914-1918 (1996)
"The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century" (original title)

TV Mini-Series  |  Biography, History, Sport
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 Narrator (8 episodes, 1996)
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 Narrator (U.S.A Verison) (8 episodes, 1996)
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 Kaiser Wilhelm II (5 episodes, 1996)
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 Harold Owen / ... (5 episodes, 1996)
(4 episodes, 1996)
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 David Lloyd George / ... (4 episodes, 1996)
Jay Winter ...
 Himself (4 episodes, 1996)
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 Jean Jaures / ... (3 episodes, 1996)
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 Czarina Aleksandra Romanov (3 episodes, 1996)
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 Wilfred Owen (3 episodes, 1996)
(3 episodes, 1996)
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 Siegfried Sassoon (3 episodes, 1996)
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 Himself (3 episodes, 1996)
(3 episodes, 1996)
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 Woodrow Wilson (3 episodes, 1996)
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 Charles Stockwell / ... (3 episodes, 1996)
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 Adolf Hitler / ... (3 episodes, 1996)
(3 episodes, 1996)
Kai Wulff ...
 Franz Blumenfeldt (3 episodes, 1996)
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 Vera Brittain (2 episodes, 1996)
(2 episodes, 1996)
Allan Hendrick
(2 episodes, 1996)
(2 episodes, 1996)
Paul Mercurio ...
 Cyril Lawrence (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Margaret Randa / ... (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Kathe Kollwitz (2 episodes, 1996)
Fredrich Solms
(2 episodes, 1996)
Norman Stone ...
 Himself (2 episodes, 1996)
Tsar Nicholas II ...
 Himself (archive footage) (2 episodes, 1996)
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The Forgotten War
28 July 2001 | by (Pittsburgh PA USA) – See all my reviews

This series chronicals the first world war from start to finish. Using first hand accounts(via letters read by voice actors) and rare footage, this documentary is very fair and thourugh. I particularly liked how the makers explained the events of The Great War in the context of history as it related to europe's past and future (WWII). At times, the letters can be quite moving, bringing the viewpoints of unsung heroes and victims as well as political leaders to the forefront in a very personal way.


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