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The First World War from Above

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Fergal Keane tells the story of the World War One from a unique new aerial perspective. Featuring two remarkable historical finds, including a piece of archive footage filmed from an airship in summer 1919, capturing the trenches and battlefields in a way that has rarely been seen before. It also features aerial photographs taken by First World War pilots - developed for the first time in over 90 years - that show not only the devastation inflicted during the fighting, but also quirks and human stories visible only from above. Show less

Contributors

Presenter:
Fergal Keane
Producer:
Mark Radice
Director:
Mark Radice

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