For King and Empire (2001): S01E06 – Shadows of The Great War


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.


This episode looks at the aftermath of the war; the building of the cemeteries, the unveiling of Vimy Ridge in 1936, the plight of the returned veterans both in Canada and Germany, and finally the most hideous legacy of the Great War, the start of World War II, and the lessons of war must be learned again.

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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