Soldiers, A History of Men in Battle

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Soldiers: A History of Men in Battle was a 1985 BBC television documentary series about the history of warfare from antiquity to the Falklands War. Each episode looked at warfare from the perspective of different participants: infantryman, artillerist, cavalryman, tanker, airman, guerrilla, surgeon, logistician and commander. The series and a companion book were written by John Keegan and Richard Holmes, and the series was presented by Frederick Forsyth.

Episodes[edit]

Episode 1 - The Face of Battle (18 September 1985)

Episode 2 - Cavalry (25 September 1985)

Episode 3 - Gunner (2 October 1985)

Episode 4 - Fighting Spirit (9 October 1985)

Episode 5 - Infantry (23 October 1985)

Episode 6 - Tank (30 October 1985)

Episode 7 - Air Power (6 November 1985)

Episode 8 - Sapper (13 November 1985)

Episode 9 - Casualty (20 November 1985)

Episode 10 - Sinews of War (27 November 1985)

Episode 11 - Commander (4 December 1985)

Episode 12 - Irregular (11 December 1985)

Episode 13 - Experience of War (18 December 1985)