One Week in July

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Episode 2 of 3

Duration: 1 hour

War in Europe is becoming a real possibility. Under pressure from the cabinet, the British foreign secretary unravels a tangled web of intrigue between Austria, Germany, Russia and France, while the German military command conspires to force the kaiser's hand. Who will gain the upper hand?


Justin Hardy
Lucy Bassnett-McGuire
Susan Horth
Mark Hayhurst


World War One at the BBC

World War One at the BBC

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