War Above the Trenches

War Above the Trenches

Into the Air
Episode 1  |  The History Channel  |  November 12, 2018

Above the killing ground of World War I's Western Front, another battle is taking place. From the stumbling, earliest days of flight to the savagery of industrialised warfare, the aeroplane has become a killing machine. This episode charts the opening chapters of aerial warfare as Britain and France confront Germany in a contest that will be determined by a combination of individual bravery and sweeping advances in the mechanics of conflict.

Above the killing ground of World War I's Western Front, another battle is taking place. From the stumbling, earliest days of flight to the savagery of industrialised warfare, the aeroplane has become a killing machine. This episode charts the opening chapters of aerial warfare as Britain and France confront Germany in a contest that will be determined by a combination of individual bravery and sweeping advances in the mechanics of conflict.

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