20th Century Battlefields

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War Documentary hosted by Peter Snow, Dan Snow and published by BBC in 2007 - English narration

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Dan and Peter visit the scenes of some of the 20th century's greatest battles. Combining state-of-the-art computer graphics and real-life experience of what it must have been like to fight, they uncover the story behind these world-defining conflicts.

[edit] 1918 Western Front

Peter and Dan travel to the Western Front in France to investigate the battle that gave Britain and its allies decisive victory in World War One - Amiens.

[edit] 1942 Midway

Peter and Dan explore a pivotal engagement in the war in the Pacific, when the fates of the US and Japanese navies were decided in just a few brief minutes.

[edit] 1942 Stalingrad

Peter and Dan go to Russia to retell one of the most epic battles of World War Two, when the German and Soviet armies fought bitterly for every inch of Stalin's city.

[edit] 1951 Korea

Peter and Dan examine the two most important engagements of the Korean War - a fascinating but largely forgotten conflict from the earliest days of the Cold War.

[edit] 1968 Vietnam

Peter and Dan explore the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War that precipitated a huge change in American public opinion.

[edit] 1973 Middle East

Of the many conflicts between Israel and the Arab nations of the Middle East, the war in October 1973 was one of the most crucial, as Peter and Dan discover.

[edit] 1982 Falklands

Peter and Dan travel to the Falklands to explore the last battle on British soil, twenty-five years after the war to recapture the islands from Argentina.

[edit] 1991 Gulf

Peter and Dan examine the United Nations-backed war to remove the forces of Saddam Hussein's Iraq from Kuwait.

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  • Total Size (MB) ....: ~699.00 MB
  • Total Streams ......: 2 Stream(s)
  • Video Length .......: ~ 00:59:00
  • Video Codec Name ...: XviD MPEG-4 codec
  • Video Bitrate ......: ~1500 KB/s
  • Resolution .........: 640 x 352
  • Aspect Ratio .......: 1.81:1
  • Quality Factor .....:
  • Audio Codec Name ...: MPEG-1 Layer 3 (MP3)
  • Audio Bitrate ......: 128 KB/s (CBR)
  • Channels ...........: 2 Ch
  • Sampling Rate ......: 44100 Hz

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