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The First World War from Above

The story of the First World War told from a unique new aerial perspective, featuring archive footage filmed from an airship and newly developed photographs taken by pilots.

Fergal Keane tells the story of the World War One from a unique new aerial perspective. Featuring two remarkable historical finds, including a piece of archive footage filmed from an airship in summer 1919, capturing the trenches and battlefields in a way that has rarely been seen before. It also features aerial photographs taken by First World War pilots - developed for the first time in over 90 years - that show not only the devastation inflicted during the fighting, but also quirks and human stories visible only from above.

1 hour

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Sun 4 Nov 2018 21:00

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Presenter Fergal Keane
Producer Mark Radice
Director Mark Radice

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