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
- Episode 01: 1918 Western Front.
- Episode 02: 1942 Midway.
- Episode 03: 1942 Stalingrad.
- Episode 04: 1951 Korea.
- Episode 05: 1968 Vietnam.
- Episode 06: 1973 Middle East.
- Episode 07: 1982 Falklands.
- Episode 08: 1991 Gulf War.
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.