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The events of the first truly global war and its devastating and far reaching impact.

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    • History

The events of the first truly global war and its devastating and far reaching impact.

    USA: Isolationism

    USA: Isolationism

    How did WW1 change America's place in the world? Jonathan Dimbleby presents a public debate from the US Library of Congress in Washington

    • 50 min
    Germany: The Waging of War

    Germany: The Waging of War

    How did technological and industrial development revolutionise World War One? The tank, gas, flame throwers, Zeppelins were like nothing that had been experienced before.

    • 50 min
    Sarajevo: Nationalism

    Sarajevo: Nationalism

    A century ago a shot rang out in Sarajevo which set the world on a path to war. How did the peace made after WW1 influence the ethnic conflicts in the region during the 1990s?

    • 50 min
    Jordan: Redrawing the Middle East

    Jordan: Redrawing the Middle East

    How did World War One change the face of the Middle East? And, how did this seismic and controversial period shape the century to follow?

    • 49 min
    Britain: The Psychology of War

    Britain: The Psychology of War

    What drove men to volunteer to fight during World War One? What drove them to the edge of sanity when they got there?

    • 50 min
    Australia: The Legend of Anzac

    Australia: The Legend of Anzac

    Australia's experience of WW1 is like no other country's. What role has the 'legend of Anzac' played in the hundred-year history of Australia?

    • 50 min

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