Soldiers: A History of Men in Battle

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Soldiers: A History of Men in Battle
Presented by Frederick Forsyth
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 13
Release
Original network BBC
Original release 1985

Soldiers: A History of Men in Battle is a 1985 BBC television documentary series about the history of warfare from antiquity to the Falklands War. Each episode looks 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]

  • 1 - "The Face of Battle" (18 September 1985)
  • 2 - "Cavalry" (25 September 1985)
  • 3 - "Gunner" (2 October 1985)
  • 4 - "Fighting Spirit" (9 October 1985)
  • 5 - "Infantry" (23 October 1985)
  • 6 - "Tank" (30 October 1985)
  • 7 - "Air Power" (6 November 1985)
  • 8 - "Sapper" (13 November 1985)
  • 9 - "Casualty" (20 November 1985)
  • 10 - "Sinews of War" (27 November 1985)
  • 11 - "Commander" (4 December 1985)
  • 12 - "Irregular" (11 December 1985)
  • 13 - "Experience of War" (18 December 1985)

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