WW1 Battles (ITV)

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War Documentary hosted by Andy Kluz, published by ITV in 1999 - English narration

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The great set-piece battles of the World War One - Gallipoli, the Somme and Messines/Passchendaele - are explored in this series which combines unique archive footage with carefully researched location photography, transporting the viewer back to the exact spot where so many momentous events occurred.

[edit] Ch1. Gallipoli

The Gallipoli campaign was the land-based part of a strategy intended to allow Allied ships to pass through the Dardanelles, capture Constantinople, and ultimately knock Ottoman Turkey out of the war.

[edit] Ch2. Anzac Cove

The landing at Anzac Cove in April 1915 was part of the amphibious invasion of the Gallipoli Peninsula by the forces of the British Empire and began the land phase of the of the First World War.

[edit] Ch3. The Somme

The Battle of the Somme began in July 1916. More than three million men fought in the battle and one million men were wounded or killed, making it one of the deadliest battles in human history.

[edit] Ch4. Bapaume

In 1916, Bapaume was one of the cities considered to be strategic objectives by the allies in the framework of the Battle of the Somme and its capture was a turning point of the First World War.

[edit] Ch5. Passchendaele

In 1917, the allies launched a huge offensive in the area around Ypres in the Belgian province of Flanders, the battle of Passchendaele was not as bloody as others but would achieve its own notoriety.

[edit] Ch6. Flanders

On July 31, 1917, the Allies launch a renewed assault on German lines in the Flanders region of Belgium, in the much-contested region near Ypres, beginning over three months of brutal fighting.

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  • Video Codec: x264 CABAC Main@L3.1
  • Video Bitrate: CRF 23 (~1146Kbps)
  • Video Resolution: 720x540
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 4:3
  • Frame Rate: 25 FPS
  • Audio Codec: HE-AAC
  • Audio Bitrate: 64Kbps CBR 48KHz
  • Audio Channels: 2
  • Run-Time: 6 x 24 min
  • Number Of Parts: 1 (6 chapters)
  • Part Size: 1.18 GB
  • Source: PDTV
  • Encoded by: JungleBoy

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