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Guns of August, The


USA 1964, 93 minutes
Dir. Nathan Kroll
Rating: [Exempt]
Genres: Documentary, Classics / War


Aroview: A World War I documentary based on the writings of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Barbara Tuchman that traces the origins and actions of the Great War, from the funeral of Britain's King Edward VII to the Versailles Treaty.

Contains rare and extensive archive footage, though it has been criticised for being overtly propagandistic. Narrated by Fritz Weaver.

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