The Great War & the Arabs

Both Al Jazeera and BBC offered extensive coverage of the recent WWI commemoration. Al Jazeera presented a 3-part TV series about the war viewed from an arab perspective. Watch the TV series here

A lecture series presented by The University of Washington. Here

Listen to a 34-part BBC radio series here presents a documentary on the battle of Osowiec in World War I.

NHK broadcast the documentary “Perfecting mechanized killings” documentary “And We Knew How to Dance: Women in World War I”

NPR radio show about the effect of WWI on music (26 min) presented their own 5-part lecture series, including a lecture on WWI medicine

In the C-span archive there is an interesting lecture on WWI aviation and another one on WWI Sea Power.

cctv documentary series: China’s Struggles in World War One Part 1 , Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 & Part 5 (5 X 30 min video)

C-span also broadcast “America Goes Over”, a silent WWI film. They have added audio commentaries by two historians, giving it the feel of a modern documentary

Watch the WWI dramas A Farewell to Arms (1931) or Hell’s Angels (1930)

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