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Ground War

Ground War
"Ground War" explores the transformative technological advances that have defined battlefield combat through the ages. From the gladius to the AK-47, from the chariot to the tank, and from the battle ramp to the star fort, the series reveals how even the smallest innovations can have a wide-ranging effect on the way wars are fought.

Latest Episodes

Firepower Air date: 05-26-2010 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1496648468/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Firepower tracks the development of artillery from the ancient Greeks, through the invention of gunpowder in China, to the very latest generation of big guns and directed-energy weapons. /episodes/get/1414 /episode/1414 Ground War: Firepower /episode-player/1414
Command and Control Air date: 05-26-2010 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1496648532/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Command and Control considers the ways in which armies have used or modified the terrain of the battlefield to their advantage for both defense and attack. /episodes/get/1413 /episode/1413 Ground War: Command and Control /episode-player/1413
Warrior Weapons Air date: 05-19-2010 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1496639553/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Warrior Weapons traces the evolution of soldiers and their gear. /episodes/get/1415 /episode/1415 Ground War: Warrior Weapons /episode-player/1415
Battlefield Mobility Air date: 05-19-2010 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1496643253/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Battlefield Mobility explores mobility on the battlefield, and the never-ending challenge to maximize effectiveness and find the right balance of protective armor, speed, mobility and firepower. /episodes/get/1412 /episode/1412 Ground War: Battlefield Mobility /episode-player/1412
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Episode Archive

Battlefield Mobility
Battlefield Mobility explores mobility on the battlefield, and the never-ending challenge to maximize effectiveness and find the right balance of protective armor, speed, mobility and firepower.
Air date: 05/19/2010
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1496643253/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Battlefield Mobility explores mobility on the battlefield, and the never-ending challenge to maximize effectiveness and find the right balance of protective armor, speed, mobility and firepower. /episodes/get/1412 /episode/1412 Ground War: Battlefield Mobility /episode-player/1412
Warrior Weapons
Warrior Weapons traces the evolution of soldiers and their gear.
Air date: 05/19/2010
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1496639553/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Warrior Weapons traces the evolution of soldiers and their gear. /episodes/get/1415 /episode/1415 Ground War: Warrior Weapons /episode-player/1415
Command and Control
Command and Control considers the ways in which armies have used or modified the terrain of the battlefield to their advantage for both defense and attack.
Air date: 05/26/2010
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1496648532/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Command and Control considers the ways in which armies have used or modified the terrain of the battlefield to their advantage for both defense and attack. /episodes/get/1413 /episode/1413 Ground War: Command and Control /episode-player/1413
Firepower
Firepower tracks the development of artillery from the ancient Greeks, through the invention of gunpowder in China, to the very latest generation of big guns and directed-energy weapons.
Air date: 05/26/2010
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1496648468/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Firepower tracks the development of artillery from the ancient Greeks, through the invention of gunpowder in China, to the very latest generation of big guns and directed-energy weapons. /episodes/get/1414 /episode/1414 Ground War: Firepower /episode-player/1414
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