The Violent Century 

This first program looks at the background to the wars which have convulsed our planet, and technological advances which have transformed warfare. From the Boer War to the Gulf War From ... See full summary »

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Episode credited cast:
Robert Powell ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dai Bao Dai Bao ... Himself (archive footage)
Fulgencio Batista Fulgencio Batista ... Himself (archive footage)
David Beatty David Beatty ... Himself (archive footage)
Ahmed Ben Bella Ahmed Ben Bella ... Himself (archive footage)
Subhas Chandra Bose ... Himself (archive footage) (as Chandra Bose)
Semyon Budyonny Semyon Budyonny ... Himself (archive footage)
Al Capone ... Himself (archive footage)
Fidel Castro ... Himself (archive footage)
Maurice Challe Maurice Challe ... Himself (archive footage)
Violeta Chamorro Violeta Chamorro ... Herself (archive footage)
Kai-Shek Chiang Kai-Shek Chiang ... Himself (archive footage)
Madame Chiang Madame Chiang ... Herself (archive footage)
Teh Chu Teh Chu ... Himself (archive footage)
Winston Churchill ... Himself (archive footage)
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This first program looks at the background to the wars which have convulsed our planet, and technological advances which have transformed warfare. From the Boer War to the Gulf War From Cavalry to the main Battle Tank From Biplane Fighters to the Stealth Bomber From the Battleship to the Trident Submarine. Written by Anonymous

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18 October 1993 (USA) See more »

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