5.) The War at Sea and Gallipoli
Heligoland 1914, Sinking of the Lusitania 1915, The Battle of Jutland 1916, The German U-Boat Campaign, The British Blockade, The Gallipoli Campaign 1915
Lesson 13: Why was the Gallipoli Campaign a Failure?
Search for a Breakthrough, Winston Churchill, Lord Kitchener, Dardanelles Straight, Reasons for Campaign, New Front, Helping Russia, Failure of March Naval Assault, April Land Invasion, ANZAC Forces, Reasons for Failure, Strong Ottoman Defence, Otto Liman von Sanders, Poor Location, Conditions in Trenches, August attempt at Suvla Bay, Winter Conditions, Evacuation.
Lesson 14: Who Won the War at Sea?
British Blockade, Imports and Exports, German Naval Code Book, Admiral Jellicoe, Heligoland Bight Aug 1914, German Raids on English Coastline Nov-Dec 1914, Battle of Dogger Bank Jan 1915, Battle of Jutland May 1916, Who won the Battle of Jutland?
Lesson 15: How did U-Boats Threaten Britain?
Breaking the Blockade, Unrestricted U-Boat Warfare, Sinking of the Lusitania, Resumption of U-Boat Warfare, Convoy System, Q Ships, Horned Mines, Depth Charge & Hydrophone, Raids on U-Boat Bases at Ostend and Zeebrugge.
The First World War: Global War
This episode 3 of the 2003 documentary: the First World War. It features the global battlefields and early sea battles from 1914-1916 include the Battle of the Falkland Islands in December 1914.
The Battle of Jutland: Clash of the Dreadnoughts
The battle of Jutland was the only major sea battle of the war and involved exchanges between the largest warships of the time - the Dreadnoughts. This video gives some excellent details about the battle and why the British lost so many ships - 14 compared to the German 11.
The First World War: Blockade
Episode 7 of the 2003 documentary: the First World War. Details the British blockade of Germany, the U-Boat campaign against Allied shipping, the sinking of the Lusitania, Battle of Jutland and the entry of the USA into the war.
The Great War: The War at Sea
This is episode 6 of the BBC series 'The Great War' first aired in 1964. Yes, it maybe old but does nicely cover the war at sea from 1914-1918.
The First World War: Jihad
Episode 4 of the 2003 series: the First World War. This episode charts the movement of the war to the Middle East with German's alliance with the Ottomans. This video also covers the Battle of Gallipoli and the Dardanelles Offensive.
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