Ground War

Premiered May 2010

Ground War explores the transformative technological advances that have defined battlefield combat through the ages. From the gladius to the AK-47, from the chariot to the tank, from the trebuchet to the howitzer, and from the battle ramp to the star fort, the series follows the fascinating punch and counterpunch of battle tactics and new technologies.

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Ground War

Firepower

Firepower tracks the development of artillery through the ages.

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Firepower

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Ground War

Command and Control

Command and Control considers the ways armies have used the terrain of the battlefield.

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Command and Control

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Ground War

Warrior Weapons

Warrior Weapons traces the evolution of soldiers and their gear.

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Warrior Weapons

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Ground War

Battlefield Mobility

Explores mobility on the battlefield.

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Battlefield Mobility

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