The Last Voices of World War I (2008): S01E01 – The Call to Arms


Introduction

A fitting and deeply moving tribute to the experience and service of those who fought in World War 1.

Outline

The declaration of war in August 1914 was greeted with a wave of patriotic euphoria as the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) was dispatched to Belgium and two million men volunteered for service. War seemed like a glorious adventure. But the experience and the horror of the trenches was very different to what these men expected.

The Last Voices of World War I Series

You can find a full index and overview of The Last Voices of World War I here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 09 November 2008.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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