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The Great War

Episode 6: So Sleep Easy in Your Beds

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

The sixth episode in the epic series turns to the battle of the sea. British confidence in the Royal Navy was to be shattered as it suffered defeats - the worst one off Coronel on 1st November, 1914. An astonished world wondered at these spectacular disasters, failing to see beyond them to a time when German shipping would all but disappear from the seas.

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