The First World War

Series 1 - 2. Under the Eagle

About this programme

2/10. The early months on the Western Front, and how the German plan to take as much ground as possible in the opening engagements was thwarted at the Battle of the Marne. As the Allies rejoiced in halting the enemy advance, the scene was set for years of trench warfare - during which shocking stories of civilians being cruelly treated by German soldiers outraged the world.

Cast and crew


Simon Rockell
Simon Rockell
Series Producer
Jonathan Lewis

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