The Great Underground War

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  • 2021
  • 1 Season

This fascinating series unearths the story about how the Great War went on underground.

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Monte Paterno
5. Monte Paterno
March 2, 2021
A personal account of the tragic battles that unfolded amid the sharp gullies and ravines of the Dolomites, requiring men to perform the nearly impossible: excavate and tunnel through solid granite in freezing weather.
Col di Lana
4. Col di Lana
March 2, 2021
The largest mine blown on the Italian front literally destroyed half the mountain side of this strategic point in the Dolomite mountains. We explore trenches and tunnels and interview descendants of the Austrians and Italians who fought under and above this treacherous terrain.
Vauquois, Hill of Death
3. Vauquois, Hill of Death
March 2, 2021
For three years the Germans and French blew each other up with massive explosions, using a maze of underground galleries and tunnels. The whole story is told through the preserved diaries of Herman Hoppe, a German engineer who built many of the tunnels.
The Secret of the Somme
2. The Secret of the Somme
March 2, 2021
An exploration of newly discovered fortresses, dugouts, and bunkers tells the story of the innovative German engineering that made defenses resistant to massive bombardments.
The Mines of Ypres
1. The Mines of Ypres
March 2, 2021
The story of how a unique British tunneling technique developed for the mud of Flanders was employed to win the strategic ground during the gruesome trench warfare of the Ypres Salient.
Description

This fascinating series unearths the story about how the Great War went on underground. The Great Underground War is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (5 episodes). The series first aired on March 2, 2021.

Where to Watch The Great Underground War

The Great Underground War is available for streaming on the CuriosityStream website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Great Underground War on demand at Amazon Prime.

  • Premiere Date
    March 2, 2021