20th Century Battlefields (2007): S01E01 – 1918 Western Front


Introduction

Peter Snow tells the stories of major battles of the 20th Century in the big picture, while his son, Dan, explores the details.

Outline Series 01, Episode 01

Covers the Battle of Amiens, and in particular the innovative tactics invented, most notably the close coordination of infantry, tanks and aircraft which characterises modern battles shown by the British commander Douglas Haig, as well as basic infiltration tactics.

Peter and Dan Snow observe a combined-arms exercise.

20th Century Battlefields Series

Production & Filming Details

  • Director: Paul McGuigan.
  • Producers: Danielle Peck amd Ben Lawrie.
  • Production: BBC.
  • Distributor: BBC.
  • Released Date: 04 June 2007 (UK).
  • Running time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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