The great set-piece battles of the World War One - Gallipoli, the Somme and Messines/Passchendaele - are explored in this series which combines unique archive footage with carefully researched location photography transporting the viewer back to the exact spot where so many momentous events occurred. Each of the episodes feature significant amounts of archival film footage many early battleground photographs and new footage of the battlegrounds as they appear today. The images are accompanied by a voiceover narration plus interviews with several military historians. Military history buffs will love the detail taken with each episode and the analysis of why each battle was crucial in determining the outcome of the war. This disc also includes a bonus episode dedicated to one of the most famous Australian military legends - John Simpson Kirkpatrick (known to many schoolchildren as simply Simpson and his donkey) and his efforts at saving many wounded during the Gallipoli campaign in 1915.