There are those who start war, and those who have war thrust upon them. The outcome of war is well-documented, but the nuanced beginnings are often forgotten. The stage is set for dramatic new history, set immediately before the first strike. Edge of War is a documentary series that explores the personalities, words and actions of those that take their countries to battle. These stories of larger-than-life individuals are based on historic accounts and newly uncovered information. Academics, historians and those caught in battle testify to the complex political, military and personal reasons for the deadliest action.
- imDb Rating: 6.9 (23 Votes)
- Metascore: N/A
EDGE OF WAR is a series that presents the people, the background and the events that have started wars around the world.
- Rated: N/A
- Released: 03 Apr 2012
- Runtime: 45 min
- Genre: History
- Director: N/A
- Writer: Andrew James Benson, Randy Murray
- Actors: Wesley Clark, Lewis MacKenzie, Glenn LaPointe
- Language: English
- Country: Canada
- Awards: N/A
- Total Seasons: 1
Taking Down Noriega
Episode 1x6; May 08, 2012
1x6: Taking Down Noriega
1x5: Thatcher's War
1x4: Saddam vs. the Ayatollah
1x3: Castro's Revolution
1x2: MacArthur's Great Gamble
1x1: Hitler's False Flag
Wesley Clark as Host
Lewis MacKenzie as Host
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