Trenches & Barbed Wire | WW1 Uncut

The trench and trench warfare is one of the defining features of the First World War. Over 400 miles of trenches stretched across the Western Front. But why exactly?

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 11'56''
  • Broadcast year: 2014
Curriculum Connection
  • History | Britain, Europe and the wider world 1901 to the present day | the First World War and the Peace Settlement

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC
  • Programme: WW1 Uncut
  • Episode: Trenches & Barbed Wire