The Century of Warfare

Season 1 Episode 2

The World Goes to War 1900 - 1914

Aired Unknown Jan 01, 1994 on A&E
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The World Goes to War 1900 - 1914
As the Twentieth Century dawned, the world was enjoying a period of peace and prosperity that had seldom been experienced before. Yet just over a decade later this apparently stable era had collapsed into a massive war which involved all the major European powers.This programme describes the world of Monarchies and Empires with which our century opened, and the few swift weeks in which this descended into a conflict which affected every part of the world.* Imperial Rivalries* HMS Dreadnought and the Naval Race* Kaiser, Czar, King and Emperor* Assassination at Sarajevo* The Miracle of the Marnemoreless

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