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Russia's involvement in World War I
Duration: 01.30Clip duration: 01.30
How Tsar Nicholas II tried to maintain rule over the Russian Empire during WWI.
Shell shock and Siegfried Sassoon
Duration: 05.14Clip duration: 05.14
About shell shock, and how meeting survivors changed the views of poet Siegfried Sassoon.
Suffragettes during World War One
Duration: 05.05Clip duration: 05.05
Oppressed position of women in pre-war Britain and the suffragette movement.
The Battle of the Somme
Duration: 03.07Clip duration: 03.07
German and British army veterans recall their experiences of the Battle of the Somme.
The changed post-war position of women in 1918
Duration: 04.34Clip duration: 04.34
How far the position of women changed in society as a consequence of their war work.
The Chinese Labour Corps in World War One
Duration: 06.53Clip duration: 06.53
Investigating the least acknowledged contribution of empire troops: Chinese labourers.
The class system in 1914 Britain
Duration: 04.22Clip duration: 04.22
The class system in Britain in 1914 highlights an unequal distribution of wealth.
The effects of shellshock on WW1 soldiers and doctors
Duration: 03.45Clip duration: 03.45
A dramatisation of a WW1 doctor describing the effects of shellshock.
The Empire troops of the Great War
Duration: 02.11Clip duration: 02.11
An Indian and Australian First World War veteran describe their reasons for volunteering.
The end of the Great War in 1918
Duration: 03.54Clip duration: 03.54
First World War veterans remember how they felt at the end of the war.