World War I: The Background

United States, 1960

Film
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Uses historical newsreel footage to review the basic causes and international incidents which led to World War I. The militaristic and nationalistic rivalry, entangling alliances, and international tension of the prewar years, dating back to 1870; the Balkan conflict, ententes and alliances, and the Sarajevo incident, leading to the declaration of war.

Credits

production company

Coronet Instructional Films

Duration

00:13:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1960

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30685

Language

English

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Military history

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1914-1918

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1914-1918 - Europe

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1914-1918 - History

History → History, Modern

History → Military history

History → World War, 1914-1918 - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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