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BBC: Soldiers – Part 2 – Cavalry

23/07/2018

A 13 part series from 1985, only 7 episodes located so far, but of interest for all that

Soldiers: A History of Men in Battle is a 1985 BBC television documentary series about the history of warfare from antiquity to the Falklands War. Each episode looks at warfare from the perspective of different participants: infantryman, artillerist, cavalryman, tanker, airman, guerrilla, surgeon, logistician and commander. The series and a companion book were written by John Keegan and Richard Holmes, and the series was presented by Frederick Forsyth.

1 – “The Face of Battle” (18 September 1985)

2 – “Cavalry” (25 September 1985)

3 – “Gunner” (2 October 1985)

4 – “Fighting Spirit” (9 October 1985)

5 – “Infantry” (23 October 1985)

6 – “Tank” (30 October 1985)

7 – “Air Power” (6 November 1985)

8 – “Sapper” (13 November 1985)

9 – “Casualty” (20 November 1985)

10 – “Sinews of War” (27 November 1985)

11 – “Commander” (4 December 1985)

12 – “Irregular” (11 December 1985)

13 – “Experience of War” (18 December 1985)

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