Modern Warfare: The Persian Gulf War - Part 1
Iraq's 1990 invasion of Kuwait resulted in more than one million troops facing off against each other in the desert of the Persian Gulf. The Allied Coalition's air war, known as Operation Desert Storm, involved the most sophisticated technological weaponry available.
ChannelOn NowUp Next
- Ch 354The Military Tech ShowWe visit NATO's Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation in La Spezia, Italy. We learn how the world's oceans are one of the last places that military technology can be hidden from prying eyes, and how the Centre is exploring solutions to keeping the world's shipping lanes safer and open to global trade. As one of their scientists explains: no shipping, no shopping.Napoleon Bonaparte: The Russian CampaignPart 2 details the hardships and deprivations suffered by Napoleon's Grande Armee as they await the surrender of the Tsar, which never comes. And with problems in France and his popularity waning, Napoleon begins the long, death-filled retreat from Russia with his exhausted, starving troops.