The War to End All Wars

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  • 2014
  • 1 Season
  • 8.7  (10)

This is an intimate and often personal look at the First World War told through eye witness accounts of many of the soldiers who fought in the War and those who lived through it. A series of rare films have been uncovered that are used to highlight the key events and how life was lived by everyday people and soldiers during the conflict. Every step of the conflict is included in this documentary series from the Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand to the end of the conflict and the peace treaty that led to subsequent problems and World War II.

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Seasons
The Cost of Victory
4. The Cost of Victory
September 26, 2014
Woodrow Wilson, the U.S. president asks Congress to declare war in 1917 when Germany sink American ships.
No End in Sight
3. No End in Sight
September 19, 2014
In July 1916 the Battle of Somme started and became one of history's most gruesome events.
Revolution in Killing
2. Revolution in Killing
September 12, 2014
Deadly poison gas is unleashed in April 1915 for the first time in history. Hundreds of soldiers die within an hour as their lungs dissolve in their chests. The war's beginning battle songs are now screams of pain.
A Call to Arms (Pilot)
1. A Call to Arms (Pilot)
September 5, 2014
The heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, Franz Ferdinand, is assassinated June 28, 1914 in Sarajevo. War breaks out in Europe one month later, and quickly erupts into a world war.
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This is an intimate and often personal look at the First World War told through eye witness accounts of many of the soldiers who fought in the War and those who lived through it. A series of rare films have been uncovered that are used to highlight the key events and how life was lived by everyday people and soldiers during the conflict. Every step of the conflict is included in this documentary series from the Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand to the end of the conflict and the peace treaty that led to subsequent problems and World War II.

  • Premiere Date
    September 5, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    8.7  (10)