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  1. Breaking the Codes (1999 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, 2 videocassettes. VHS. col/b&w. 145 min., 1999 sale: £19.99 (inclusive) (pair)

    Uses archive footage and interviews to relate the story of how the codes of the German fleet were cracked during World War 1. Examines codebreaking in World War 2: Bletchley Park - Station X - where the...

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  2. Causes of Ww1 (1999 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 23 minutes), £39.00

    After WW2, WW1 was the most destructive war in human history. Called the ‘Great War’, due to its enormous scale and the number of countries involved, it saw the introduction of concepts like total war,...

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  3. Letters from the Trenches (1999 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min., 1999 sale: £12.99 (inc. VAT +p&p)

    Two 20-minute programmes looking at World War 1 from the perspective of the troops and nurses who served on the Western Front. Drawing on private letters and diaries, most of which have never been made...

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  4. Life in the Trenches (1999 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. b&w./col. 55 min., 2001 sale: £2.99 (inclusive)

    Explains what it meant to live and fight on the Western Front, from the innocent patriotism of Kitchener’s Army to the war-weary anger of the war poets. Uses contemporary film footage and photographic...

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  5. Western Front, The (1999 Video)

    Director
    Steven Clarke; Keith Sheather
    Producer
    Mark Fielder
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col/b&w. 180 min., 2000 sale: £17.99 (inclusive)

    Series in which military historian Richard Holmes examines how World War 1 was fought in trenches, forts and bunkers, with the aim of highlighting the contrasts on the battlefields where ‘ancient ideas of...

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  6. Ww1 Western Front (1999 Video)

    aka: Western Front - Ww1, The

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min., 1999 sale: £52.88 (inc. VAT +p&p)

    Concentrates on the Western Front where all the major combatants believed the war would be won or lost. After four years of conflict and nine million casualties, it was won by the Entente. Covers: the...

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  7. War Poets, The (1998)

    Subject
    English language and literature
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 60 minutes), £10.99

    Traces the development of war poetry from Anglo-Saxon times to World War 1, using footage from feature films, contemporary images. Features critique and analysis by Jon Stallworthy of Oxford University, and...

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  8. Regeneration (1998)

    Subject
    History; Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 109 minutes), £19.99 (retail sale) £80.00 - BFI non-theatric hire))

    Based on Pat Barker’s novel of the same name, ‘Regeneration’ tells the story of soldiers of World War One sent to an asylum for emotional troubles. Two of the soldiers meeting there are Wilfred Owen...

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  9. Battle of the Somme, The 2 (1997 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 55 min., 2000 sale: £29.95 (inc. VAT +p&p)

    Uses newsreel footage, contemporary photographs and reconstructions, together with comment and analysis, to tell the story of the World War 1 Battle of the Somme of 1 July 1916, in which there were 60,000...

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  10. Great War, The 1 (1997 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 55 min., 2000 sale: £29.95 (inc. VAT +p&p)

    Tells the story of World War 1 using archive film, photographic images, and computer graphics to explain the progress of battles and campaigns. Includes analysis from Jerry de Groot and commentary from John...

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