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Title As It Happened: 14 Diaries of The Great War: The Tipping Point - Ep 4 Of 4 / Director: Peter, Jan
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (52 min. 37 sec.) ; 319034448 bytes
Summary This moving series retells the story of the greatest war mankind had ever seen in a unique way. It allows viewers to experience World War I solely through the eyes of those who experienced it. Based on this concept, an international team of authors and researchers, as well as broadcasters from all over the world have chosen the 14 most vivid and emotional stories left behind through personal diaries, letters, postcards and telegrams, from those who lived it. Yves Congar's father is brought to Germany as a forced labourer. The family remains behind without support. Yves experiences the end of the war in the cellar of his parent's house while outside the machine guns rattle. Ernst Junger has led his unit through countless battles. Now the men surrender, completely exhausted. When Junger returns to Germany, it is only to find that a revolution has broken out. (Part 4 of 4) (From Germany, in English & German) (Documentary) (History) M (V) CC **Final**
Event Broadcast 2014-08-29 at 21:25:00
Notes Classification: M
Subject Battles.
Bombardment.
Command of troops.
War casualties.
World War (1914-1918)
Women prisoners of war.
Germany.
Form Streaming video
Author Peter, Jan, director
Morris, George, cast
Ataturk, Mustafa Kemal, contributor
Barthas, Louis, contributor
Clemenceau, Georges, contributor
Congar, Yves, contributor
Cooper, Ethel, contributor
D'Aquila, Vincenzo, contributor
George, David Lloyd, contributor
Junger, Ernst, contributor
Kasser, Karl, contributor
Kollwitz, Kathe, contributor
Kuhr, Elfriede, contributor
Ludendorff, Erich, contributor
Macnaughtan, Sarah, contributor
Montague, Charles Edward, contributor
Pershing, John, contributor
Pireaud, Marie, contributor
Pireaud, Paul, contributor
Straussenburg, Arz Von, contributor
Trotsky, Leon, contributor
West, Gabrielle, contributor
Yurlova, Marina, contributor