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Lines of Communication

Lines of Communication 1917

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Lines of Communication 1917

1 mins United Kingdom

What these men wouldn't give for a mobile phone. Communication in war is key, and with the Western Front extending over 400 miles, both the telephone and the telegraph were essential to maintaining a coordinated campaign. This film is a great witness to the efforts of the unsung engineers as they lug cables down a six-foot trench, dug by hand, that stretches off onto the horizon.

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Telecommunication Trench warfare World War I

Collection

1917 on film

Released

1917

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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