For King and Empire TV Series Ep.6: Shadows of the Great War

For King and Empire TV Series Ep.6: Shadows of the Great War

This episode looks at the aftermath of the war; the building of the cemeteries, the unveiling of Vimy Ridge in 1936, the plight of the returned veterans both in Canada and Germany, and finally the most hideous legacy of the Great War, the start of the Second World War, and the lessons of war must be learned again.

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