v. 1. The war begins. Summer at Sarajevo ; Clash of the generals ; Doomed dynasties ; Atrocity 1914 ; They sank the Lusitania ; Vendun, the inferno ; Battle of Jutland ; The trenches ; D-Day at Gallipoli ; extra features : great events before the war -- v. 2. The loss of innocence. America the neutral ; Wilson & war ; Revolution in red ; The year of lost illusions ; Behind German lines ; Over there ; Over here ; Daredevils and dogfighters ; The promised lands ; extra feature : up from the trenches -- v. 3. The tide of war turns. The agony of Caporetto ; Tipperary & all that jazz ; The tide turns ; The Battle of the Argonne ; The day the guns stopped firing ; Wilson & peace ; Allies in Russia ; Heritage of war ; extra features : post war great events.
It began as a regional conflict and escalated into a war of empires that covered the earth. Here for the first time on DVD is the complete 26-volume CBS News series, "The Complete Story of World War I" narrated by Robert Ryan. This documentary series is more than just the history of this global conflict. It is also a photo album of the early twentieth century. Meet the men and machines that fought the war and witness every major battle and event of this global struggle. No other collection offers such a complete overview of one of history's most destructive conflicts. - Container.