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 04
Covers the entire Korean War from the initial invasion by North Korea until the final ceasefire (but not peace treaty, as it is shown the two nations are still technically at war) after Chinese involvement.
Focuses in particular on the retaking of Seoul and then the Battle of the Imjin River as the main fight shown.
Peter and Dan experience the power of artillery.
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: 25 June 2007 (UK).
- Running time: 60 minutes.
- Country: UK.
- Language: English.