The Great Underground War (2014): S01E03 – Vauquois, Hill of Death


This fascinating series unearths the story about how the Great War went on underground.


For three years the Germans and French blew each other up with massive explosions, using a maze of underground galleries and tunnels. The whole story is told through the preserved diaries of Herman Hoppe, a German engineer who built many of the tunnels.

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You can find a full index and overview of The Great Underground War here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 24 August 2014.
  • Running Time: 45 minutes.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English and German.

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