Ground Warfare

Explore the nitty-gritty of Ground Warfare in an engaging and unpredictable way.

From Ancient Egypt to Afghanistan in 2008; Crusader castle-builders to 21st century robotics experts and from Roman slashing weapons to AK47s - we tell the fascinating story of how Ground Warfare has evolved through more than 3000 years of Human Experience.

Featuring hands-on demonstrations, lively reconstruction archaeology interspersed with dramatic archive footage and itnernational expert opinion, this powerful four-part series demonstrates everything from how chain mail stops an arrow and how night-vision goggles can make a mouse look the size of a small dog, to how cutting edge 'invisibility shields' can hide a tank.

Show Info

Airs on: United States National Geographic Channel (2009 - 2009)
Schedule: Tuesdays (50 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary

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Previous Episode


Episode 1x04; Oct 24, 2009

We look at how the technology of shooting has developed over the course of human history.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: FirepowerOct 24, 2009
1x03: Command and ControlOct 17, 2009
1x02: Battle MachinesOct 10, 2009
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