How To Go To War

October 2015
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S1 Ep3 - Raising Arms

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Raising Arms - This three-part series looks at the hidden art of army logistics. Packed full of surprising facts and new perspectives from key historical conflicts to the present day, it reveals why plain old nuts-and-bolts logistics beats tactical brilliance and battlefield heroics every time. In the final episode, military historian Saul David looks at how generals have struggled to kit out their armies for battle, and to pay for it. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Final) PG CC
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S1 Ep2 - Stealing A March

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Stealing a March - Packed full of surprising facts and new perspectives from key historical conflicts to the present day, this series reveals why plain old nuts-and-bolts logistics beats tactical brilliance and battlefield heroics every time. This episode deals with one of the greatest military challenges: moving thousands of men across rivers, continents, and oceans. From the letters of 17th century generals to the planning behind the D-Day landings, historian Saul David tells the stories of s...
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S1 Ep1 - Staying Alive

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Staying Alive - This three-part series looks at the hidden art of army logistics. Packed full of surprising facts and new perspectives from key historical conflicts to the present day, it reveals why plain old nuts-and-bolts logistics beats tactical brilliance and battlefield heroics every time. In the first episode, military historian Saul David compares today's Camp Bastion in Afghanistan to Roman military bases in England, and discovers how the introduction of canned food changed everything....
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