The First World War

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Series 1 - Episode 7 Blockade

Tue 14 Apr 9:50pm - 11pm PBS America
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Wed 15 Apr, 11:55am - 1pm PBS America
Wed 15 Apr, 5:05pm - 6:15pm PBS America


The evolving naval and intelligence war during the First World War, which saw enemy submarines turn the North Sea into a no-go area. The British responded with a blockade of Europe, and America threw its full support behind the Allies after a deciphered telegram revealed Germany was urging Mexico to attack the United States.

Cast & Crew

Narrator Jonathan Lewis
Director Marcus Kiggell
Executive Producer Alan Clements
Producer Marcus Kiggell
Series Producer Jonathan Lewis