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Mons

War Walks, Series 1 Episode 3 of 6

The British troops who marched against the Germans in August 1914 believed the war would be over by Christmas. But at Mons they learned that the old world of swords and bugles would be swept away by the machine gun and the shell. Richard Holmes follows in their footsteps as they retreated south from Mons.

30 minutes

Last on

Wed 5 Mar 2014 13:10
BBC Two except Scotland

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterRichard Holmes
DirectorKeith Sheather

World War One at the BBC

World War One at the BBC

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