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World War One in Colour

S1-E2 Slaughter in the Trenches: 1914-1918

S1-E2 Slaughter in the Trenches: 1914-1918

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Lord Kitchener's famous call-up inspires Britons to volunteer in their millions, while women work hard in munitions factories, preparing bullets and shells. The programme also traces the infamous Battle of the Somme, whose first day became the worst in British military history, as 19,000 troops were killed and another 40,000 wounded. Narrated by Kenneth Branagh.

Cast & Crew

Narrator Kenneth Branagh
Executive Producer Simon Berthon
Executive Producer Philip Nugus
Producer Annalisa D'Innella


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