How the British army fought its first battle at Mons is examined in the first of a double bill. Despite initial success, the British were forced to retreat after two weeks. But the French Commander-in-Chief began to build a surer resistance.
8.15 How faced with German forces, the British and French armies managed to stand firm. The Battle of the Marne proved to be a decisive victory, but the Allies were not able to swiftly end hostilities.
Francois Dupeyron's anti-war drama from 2001, starring Jean-Michel Portal and adapted from the novel by Marc Dugain. At the outset of the First World War, Eric Caravaca is disfigured by a bomb blast. In French with English subtitles.
Eric CaravacaAdapted from the Novel By: Marc
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