Strikes and Mutiny I THE GREAT WAR Week Justifying The Failure At Verdun? - The Falkenhayn 2 days ago   09:57

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Public opinion is turning against the war for the Central Powers but not only that, mutinies are also happening more frequently. Winning the war will be a race against time for Ludendorff and Germany's allies. Within the month, the biggest German offensive of the war is to be unleashed.

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Literature (excerpt):
Gilbert, Martin. The First World War. A Complete History, Holt Paperbacks, 2004.
Hart, Peter. The Great War. A Combat History of the First World War, Oxford University Press, 2013.
Hart, Peter. The Great War. 1914-1918, Profile Books, 2013.
Stone, Norman. World War One. A Short History, Penguin, 2008.
Keegan, John. The First World War, Vintage, 2000.
Hastings, Max. Catastrophe 1914. Europe Goes To War, Knopf, 2013.
Hirschfeld, Gerhard. Enzyklopädie Erster Weltkrieg, Schöningh Paderborn, 2004
Michalka, Wolfgang. Der Erste Weltkrieg. Wirkung, Wahrnehmung, Analyse, Seehamer Verlag GmbH, 2000
Leonhard, Jörn. Die Büchse der Pandora: Geschichte des Ersten Weltkrieges, C.H. Beck, 2014

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THE GREAT WAR covers the events exactly 100 years ago: The story of World War I in realtime. Featuring: The unique archive material of British Pathé. Indy Neidell takes you on a journey into the past to show you what really happened and how it all could spiral into more than four years of dire war. Subscribe to our channel and don’t miss our new episodes every Thursday.

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Comments 417 Comments

Matias
What i have looking for is the numbers of mobility of armies. How much trucks did armies had in WW1? How realistic breakthroughs were after advancing 20-30 miles?
Huntracony
Flooded with seawater
Littered with shells
Bodies producing smells
Look at where it brought her

All in the name of war
See the force it wields
In the flanders fields
Poppies grow no more
max mustermann
why did the bolshevics broke of diplomatic relationships with romania? i mean it was under occupation by the germans, wasnt it? doesnt sound logical to me...
Anthony Laaksonen
I liked the mcrae poem too, Ilooked it up a while ago, when researching poppies.
StopFear
Here is possibly missed fact about what song which Bolsheviks or socialists played. Indy makes a point to say “the sailors played La Marseillaise and not the internationale. However, even in Russian during the Bolshevik revolution years La Marseillaise was played everywhere, and even Russian lyrics versions were written. They liked to compare their Bolshevik “revolution” to the French Revolution and people knew the French songs but not everyone has yet heard the internationale.
StopFear
What is that in the table, on the left next to the blade? It looks like a poo poo.
telsah1
Intrigue upon intrigue. Very intriguing. Thanks for poem by John McCrae "In Flanders fields". Really good. I like the painting of the poppies in Flanders Fields too. 09:22
Roland Bruno
I'd love an update on the royal families of the major players. What have they all been up to?
Fuzzy Dunlop
1:56 - Unless Picasso made that sketch, I'm fairly certain the artist fucked up.
Stefan Panajotovic
Amazing explanation of how Germans used the independence movement in Ukraine for their own needs. Knowing that, its hard for somebody to argue that Ukranian people wanted independence from Russia in the first place. They were probably largely stirred up by german-bought ukranians to do so.
Jeff Fike
I binged this all the way until now. Waiting a whole week between episodes is awful to the addiction.
Raven Kahne
FINALLY, I'VE CAUGHT UP! Just found this channel a month ago, and I entered the "YouTube Vortex" and binged the crap out of it. :D
What a genuinely informative YT channel. I've learned so much. Thank You Indy. :)
The Zilx
Arbitor is pronounced not "ar-bye-tor", but rather "ar-beh-tor".
Mr Peanutbutter
I just finished binge watching TGW since early January, 3 years of war in 1 month, amazing videos, thanks for spreading the knowledge of this topic!
osierclan
I started watching this show last remembrance day and have now finally caught up to you guys, I love this show and am glad to finally be caught up with you all
Alex Luyckx
Every reading of "In Flander's Field" I tear up :)
Warhead_732
5:04 you pronounce arbiter wrong, just saying.
Maybe Keith Chan
MY FAVORITE YOUTUBE CHANNEL
Gabriel Rezende
With Russia out there is no way this war isn't going to be over by christmas this time, i sure of it.
Tobias
hi indy - congrats for the whole series. one thing i want to ask, what was done with the huge amounts of pows during the war. so far you mentioned, the russion recruited czechs for their own army. but what were they doing during the cold winter and food shortage? i know that many of them replaced the workers/farmers who left for war and served at the front.
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Justifying The Failure At Verdun? - The Falkenhayn Strikes and Mutiny I THE GREAT WAR Week 2 days ago   08:40

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The Price of Glory: Verdun 1916 by Alistair Horne in our Amazon Store: http://bit.ly/AllistairHorne [AFFILIATE LINK]

Verdun: The Longest Battle of the Great War By Paul Jankowski: http://bit.ly/PaulJankowski [AFFILIATE LINK]

Was Erich von Falkenhayn really planning to bleed the French white at Verdun or was his claim a fabrication after the fact? Contemporary historians have started to question Falkenhayn's Christmas Memorandum which he claimed to have written in 1915 and which nobody had ever seen. Indy summarises the historical debate around the subject highlighting the arguments by Paul Jankowski and Alistair Horne.


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» WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT WORLD WAR I AND WHERE ELSE CAN I FIND YOU?
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Twitter: http://bit.ly/WW1Series
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» CAN I EMBED YOUR VIDEOS ON MY WEBSITE?
Of course, you can embed our videos on your website. We are happy if you show our channel to your friends, fellow students, classmates, professors, teachers or neighbours. Or just share our videos on Facebook, Twitter, Reddit etc.

We are also happy to get your feedback, criticism or ideas in the comments. If you have interesting historical questions, just post them and we will answer in our OUT OF THE TRENCHES videos. You can find a selection of answers to the most frequently asked questions here: http://bit.ly/OOtrenches

» CAN I SHOW YOUR VIDEOS IN CLASS?
Of course! Tell your teachers or professors about our channel and our videos. We’re happy if we can contribute with our videos. If you are a teacher and have questions about our show, you can get in contact with us on one of our social media presences.

» WHAT ARE YOUR SOURCES?
Videos: British Pathé
Pictures: Mostly Picture Alliance
Background Map: http://d-maps.com/carte.php?num_car=6030&lang=en
Literature (excerpt):
Gilbert, Martin. The First World War. A Complete History, Holt Paperbacks, 2004.
Hart, Peter. The Great War. A Combat History of the First World War, Oxford University Press, 2013.
Hart, Peter. The Great War. 1914-1918, Profile Books, 2013.
Stone, Norman. World War One. A Short History, Penguin, 2008.
Keegan, John. The First World War, Vintage, 2000.
Hastings, Max. Catastrophe 1914. Europe Goes To War, Knopf, 2013.
Hirschfeld, Gerhard. Enzyklopädie Erster Weltkrieg, Schöningh Paderborn, 2004
Michalka, Wolfgang. Der Erste Weltkrieg. Wirkung, Wahrnehmung, Analyse, Seehamer Verlag GmbH, 2000
Leonhard, Jörn. Die Büchse der Pandora: Geschichte des Ersten Weltkrieges, C.H. Beck, 2014

If you want to buy some of the books we use or recommend during our show, check out our Amazon Store: http://bit.ly/AmazonTGW
NOTE: This store uses affiliate links which grant us a commission if you buy a product there.

» WHAT IS “THE GREAT WAR” PROJECT?
THE GREAT WAR covers the events exactly 100 years ago: The story of World War I in realtime. Featuring: The unique archive material of British Pathé. Indy Neidell takes you on a journey into the past to show you what really happened and how it all could spiral into more than four years of dire war. Subscribe to our channel and don’t miss our new episodes every Thursday.

» WHO IS REPLYING TO MY COMMENTS? AND WHO IS BEHIND THIS PROJECT?
Most of the comments are written by our social media manager Florian. He is posting links, facts and backstage material on our social media channels. But from time to time, Indy reads and answers comments with his personal account, too.

The Team responsible for THE GREAT WAR is even bigger:

- CREDITS -
Presented by : Indiana Neidell
Written by: Indiana Neidell
Director: Toni Steller & Florian Wittig
Director of Photography: Toni Steller
Sound: Toni Steller
Sound Design: Marc Glücks
Editing: Toni Steller
Motion Design: Philipp Appelt
Research by: Indiana Neidell
Fact checking: Markus Linke

A Mediakraft Networks Original Channel
Based on a concept by Spartacus Olsson
Author: Indiana Neidell
Visual Concept: Astrid Deinhard-Olsson
Executive Producer: Spartacus Olsson
Producer: Toni Steller & Florian Wittig
Social Media Manager: Florian Wittig

Contains licenced Material by British Pathé
All rights reserved - © Mediakraft Networks GmbH, 2016

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