For King and Empire (2001): S01E04 – Slaughter in The Mud (Passchendaele)


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

After gaining a reputation for excellence at Vimy, their new battlefield, the sodden mud of Flanders, would be their greatest challenge of the war. Attacking in deplorable conditions, against a well-entrenched enemy, planning could only go so far. At Passchendaele, only courage and tenacity could win the day.

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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