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Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Lost Heroes of World War One - UK Channel 5 TV Series


Lost Heroes of World War One - The Story of the Great War told by the Men and Women who lived through it.
This amazing TV series from the UK's Channel 5 features previously recorded interviews with WW1 veterans. It makes for very moving and authentic viewing for anyone interested in the First World War and its impacts on the lives of a generation.
The series contains 5 episodes:
The Call to Arms -  As Britain squared up to German aggression in July 1914, a tide of patriotic fervour swept the land and young men flocked to the recruitment centres, eager to become heroes (watch it on youtube by clicking here)
The Bloodiest Battle - Veterans and stretcher-bearers recount incredible stories of bravery amongst horrific carnage as they recall the Battle of the Somme (watch it on youtube by clicking here)
The Home Front - An examination of the home front during WWI, charting the experiences of loss, along with the fighting spirit that emerged in Britain and the women who took on the opportunities to work in place of men (watch it on youtube by clicking here)
Deadlock - Examining the battles of Arras and Passchendaele, with interview footage of late veterans Harry Patch and Henry Allingham (watch it on youtube by clicking here)
Journey's End - Examining the last days of WWI, when thousands of half-trained 18-year-old British conscripts were sent to France to counter a massive German offensive (watch it on youtube by clicking here)

It would be great if there was a similar program created about the Anzacs and Gallipoli!

To link to the Channel 5 website on the series, click here.



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