The Somme: Secret Tunnel Wars - May 15, 2016
Beneath the Somme battlefield lies one of the great secrets of the First World War, a recently-discovered network of deep tunnels thought to extend over several kilometres. This lost underground battlefield, centred on the small French village of La Boisselle in Picardy, was constructed largely by British troops between 1914 and 1916. Over 120 men died here in ongoing attempts to undermine the nearby German lines and these galleries still serve as a tomb for many of those men. This documentary follows historian Peter Barton and a team of archaeologists as they become the first people in nearly a hundred years to enter this hidden, and still dangerous, labyrinth. (From the UK) (Documentary) PG CC
The Somme: Secret Tunnel Wars was broadcast on SBS ONE at Sunday 15 May 2016, 08:30.
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