The century of warfare [videorecording, DVD]
Explores the pivotal battles, profiles the commanders, and chronicles the myriad ways in which war has shaped the modern world. The 26 episodes in this monumental set draw on an encyclopedic collection of archival film dating back to 1896 to create an unforgettable visual record of every major engagement from WWI to the liberation of Kuwait.
Volume 1. "THE VIOLENT CENTURY. THE CENTURY OF WARFARE opens with a the look at the defining charateristics of modern war and the development of the weapons that revolutionized combat."--"THE WORLD GOES TO WAR. Explore the factors that led to the outbreak of World War I and see why efforts to prevent the approaching conflict failed."--"BLOOD AND MUD. Harrowing photos and rare footage show the grim reality of trench warfare on the Western Front". -- "WAR OF THE EAGLES. Three empires clash on the Eastern Front, until the Russian revolution topples the Czar and the nation withdraws from the fight.".
- Autor: Powell, Robert
- Edición: 1a. ed.
- Año de Publicación: 2003
- Editorial: [United States]:A & E Home Video:Distributed by New Video
- Idioma: Inglés
- ISBN: 0767054229
- Páginas: 7 videodiscs (approximately 1350 mins.)