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Great Books
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Discovery Channel School
Introduces the characters and story of the novel written by Erich Maria Remarque and considered by some to be the greatest anti-war novel of all time. The program uses archival photographs and actual footage of the battlefront as it exposes the horror faced by soldiers in the trenches. Program goes into great detail as it explains why World War I was different then previous wars, the concept of "total war," the use of poisonous gases, and the thoughts and emotions of battle.