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War Walks

Series 1

Episode 3: Mons

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

The British troops who marched against the Germans in August 1914 believed the war would be over by Christmas. But at Mons they learned that the old world of swords and bugles would be swept away by the machine gun and the shell. Richard Holmes follows in their footsteps as they retreated south from Mons. Show less

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