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Battlefield Britain Episode 2 of 8

Peter and Dan Snow tell the story of the turbulent events of 1066. Peter gives a blow-by-blow account of how the Saxons led by King Harold were pitted against the Norman army, led by their duke, William. Dan tells the soldiers' stories, faces a cavalry charge head-on and joins the Metropolitan Police Public Order Unit to experience the crush of a shield wall, the Saxons' favoured tactic.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 12 Jun 2014 23:00

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterPeter Snow
PresenterDan Snow
ProducerMartina Hall
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