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Ground War

Ground War

Photo Credit:  Louise Ireland/Granada TV
  • Premiered: 
    May 19, 2010
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  • Network: PBS
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Type: Live Action
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  • Subject Matter: Military/War
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    Season 1

Plot Synopsis

GROUND WAR explores the history of key technological advances that have defined ground warfare, including weaponry, artillery, troop movements, and battlefield engineering. From the chariot to the tank, from the trebuchet to the howitzer, and from the battle ramp to the star fort, this series follows the fascinating punch and counterpunch of battle tactics and new technologies, revealing how even the smallest innovations can have a wide-ranging effect on the way wars are fought.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by ITV Studios
  • In association with ITV Global Entertainment
  • In association with National Geographic Channels International
  • In association with WNET.ORG