Guns of August (1964)
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This documentary is taken from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Barbara W. Tuchman. The story begins with the coming of World War I in August of 1914. The film illustrates that the crowned heads of Europe and their advisors were warned repeatedly, beginning in 1910, of impending disaster and that intervention was crucial in avoiding war. George V of England becomes king after the death of Edward VII. Doddering Franz Josef of Austria is a senile old man unable to command his generals. While
Apr 14, 1993
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