The First World War helped define us as people and as a nation. With five superb documentaries this collection presents a unique perspective on the Great War as we commemorate its centenary. Presented in a two-disc release, the collection reflects upon and investigates different aspects of the conflict through breath-taking dramatic reconstructions, historical interpretation and state-of-the-art graphics.
ROYAL COUSINS AT WAR: WWI saw the demise of many of its Royal Houses--including King George V, Tsar Nicholas II and Kaiser Wilhelm II. This fascinating series reveals the political and personal stories of their tragic demise.
FIRST WORLD WAR FROM ABOVE: This unique aerial perspective of a war ravaged Europe is a rare historical find and has never been brought to the screen before.
CHURCHILL'S FIRST WORLD WAR: This excellent documentary illuminates the lesser-known period in Churchill's life where he was disgraced both politically and militarily, before making a comeback that foreshadowed his WWII glories.
WORLD WAR I'S TUNNELS OF DEATH - THE BIG DIG: Covering World War I's biggest archaeological dig, witness the discovery of some of the best-preserved trenches, bunkers and tunnels ever found on the Western Front.
THE LAST DAY OF WORLD WAR ONE: Travelling to the battlefields of France and Belgium, Michael Palin discovers what happened during the final hours leading up to clam on 11th November 1918--Armistice Day.
This is a Region 4 disc, the local region for Australia.