Lost Heroes of World War One

The generation that lived through World War One is gone and the last surviving veterans have all died, but their voices and their memories live on in a remarkable interview project, nearly two decades in the making. Narrated by Dougray Scott, Lost Heroes of World War One draws on this unique archive to tell the story of the war through the eyewitness accounts of the soldiers, airmen, POWs, the wounded, nurses, munitions workers, sweethearts and children. As they relive the heroism and the heartbreak of 1914 – 1918, their accounts are moving, often shocking, occasionally funny and frequently surprising, but always startlingly vivid and honest.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom Channel 5 (2011 - 2011)
Schedule: Weekdays at 19:30 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: War
Episodes ordered: 5 episodes

Official site: www.channel5.com

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Previous Episode

Journey's End

Episode 1x05; Nov 11, 2011

In the spring of 1918, the outcome of the war still hung in the balance and in a bid for victory the Germans launched their massive spring offensive. Thousands of 18-year-old British conscripts had their training cut short and were sent out to France

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x05: Journey's EndNov 11, 2011
1x04: DeadlockNov 10, 2011
1x03: The Home FrontNov 9, 2011
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