Media

This page will embed or provide links to videos/documentaries regarding the Great War.

First of a series of podcasts from the First World War Centenary Partnership (more at their website here):

The Shot That Led to War

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In 1964, the BBC aired a brilliant 26-episode documentary on World War I. Each episode is approximately 40 minutes long. Excerpts of this documentary can be found today on YouTube. Here is the first episode:

Yale University lecture about the origins of the war:

Secrets of World War 1 documentary:

1940 Film (fiction) “British Intelligence”:

America arrives at War: U.S. Army Archive footage

In addition, you can find links to films and videos on our Bibliography page through which you stream videos online.

Trailer for Kingdoms Fall The Laxenburg Message