For King and Empire (2001): S01E01 – Baptism of Fire (Ypres)


Introduction

For King and Empire: Canada’s Soldiers in the Great War is a six-part documentary series about the Canadian Army’s participation in World War I.

Outline

This episode follows the early development of the Canadians, from enthusiastic volunteers in 1914, to their first taste of battle, confronting the Germans and poison gas in front of the ancient Belgian city of Ypres.

For King And Empire Series

You can find a full index and overview of For King and Empire here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 04 November 2001 (US).
  • Running time: 60 minutes (per episode).
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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