World Warfare I knowledgeable charges extra WWI battles in films

WWI historian Alexander Watson charges six First World Warfare battle scenes from films and TV exhibits for realism.

He discusses the accuracy of the ditch warfare and navy technique portrayed in “1917” (2019) and “Paths of Glory” (1957), starring Kirk Douglas. He additionally feedback on shock assaults, cavalry, and helmets in “Warfare Horse” (2011) and “Blizzard of Souls” (2019). Watson analyzes the weapons, artillery, ships, destroyers, cannons, and different weapons utilized in “Admiral” (2008).

Watson is a professor of historical past at Goldsmiths, College of London, and an knowledgeable on World Warfare I. He has written three books on it: “Enduring The Nice Warfare,” which explores how British and German troopers coped on the Western Entrance; “Ring of Metal,” in regards to the conflict from the German and Austria-Hungarian perspective; and “The Fortress,” in regards to the siege of Przemyśl on the Jap Entrance.

You’ll find Watson’s books right here: 

“Ring of Metal: Germany and Austria-Hungary at Warfare, 1914-1918”:

“The Fortress: The Siege of Przemysl and the Making of Europe’s Bloodlands”:

“Enduring the Nice Warfare: Fight, Morale and Collapse within the German and British Armies, 1914-1918”: past/twentieth-century-european-history/enduring-great-war-combat-morale-and-collapse-german-and-british-armies-19141918

Half certainly one of Watson’s video might be discovered right here: