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Apocalypse la 1ère Guerre mondiale 

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Colorized historical footage in ascending order of World War 1. Not only the relatively known Flanders and France battles, but also the generally unknown Italian-Austrian, ... See full summary »
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Mathieu Kassovitz ...  Narrator 5 episodes, 2014
François Arnaud ...  Narrator 5 episodes, 2014
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Colorized historical footage in ascending order of World War 1. Not only the relatively known Flanders and France battles, but also the generally unknown Italian-Austrian, German-Polish-Russian, Japanese-German, Ottoman Empire- Allied and African German Colonies, and other unknown or forgotten fronts and battles. Original French production retold in English for National Geographic channel as: World War 1: The Apocalypse Written by Daniel McLion

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Brings WWI to life in a spectacular presentation!
8 February 2015 | by jamescalenSee all my reviews

I found this series playing on American Heroes Channel one evening and after watching the first five-minutes of the show I was hooked. The storytelling combined with the real colorful images via archival footage was amazing. Even the soundtrack was too-notch and added extra life to the scenes.

Extremely well done, and I would watch again just to try and absorb all the information that is presented. If you didn't know much about WWI and all it's its main characters and events - you certainly will after watching this. WWI was a horrible event that had many differing components, but also should not be forgotten for all the sacrifices that were made. This show definitely does the era justice in a good way! Highly recommended historical viewing!


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