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Verdun part 2 – The Illusion

Verdun part 2 - The Illusion: Under the new commander of Verdun, General Petain, the French army tries to block the invasion. In the Somme, the Allies finally attack on July 1, 1916, but the assault turns into a disaster and put Verdun back at the center of all hopes and concerns. The French army counterattacks and wins the battle. But how many lives were sacrificed?     A gripping and shocking documentary composed of numerous colorized archive footage. Apocalypse:…

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Verdun part 1 – The Carnage

Verdun part 1 - The Carnage: World War I, end of 1915. The British and French commanders want to put an end to the carnage by attacking the Germans in the region of the Somme. But these surprise them by triggering a steel storm on February 1916 in the camps near the village of Verdun.     A gripping and shocking documentary composed of numerous colorized archive footage. Apocalypse: Verdun takes us to the infamous and bloody battle of Verdun…

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Read more about the article World War 1 – episode 3 – Hell
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World War 1 – episode 3 – Hell

World War 1 - episode 3 - Hell:  1916 - The war is raging in Europe and stretches from the trenches in France to the Italian Alps and the Balkans, and beyond to the gates of the Eastern world.     The conflict becomes industrial, and millions of shells rain down on the battlefields; Verdun and the Somme are the deadliest battles in this second year of the war. Who can stop this infernal machine? Apocalypse: World War I is…

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Deadly Battles of World War I

Deadly Battles of World War I: poison gas killed 80,000 soldiers in World War I. Nearly a million more were victims who suffered its lingering effects. Initially the wind distributed chlorine gas across the battlefields of the western front but an arms race quickly developed until one in three shells contained some form of toxic gas.   Deadly Battles of World War I – Ypres the Gas Inferno part 1     It’s not the statistics, however, that make this…

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