WWII and aftermaths as wars become smaller and more intense. Genocide and nationalism as excuses for war are examined. Based on the lifetime's work of leading military historian John Keegan and narrated by Walter Cronkite, this doc takes an in-depth look at the history of warfare. Shot on location around the world, it examines various developments in the evolution of armed conflict - from technological breakthroughs to tactical innovations - while simultaneously exploring how and why the major military campaigns were fought.

Film Duration: 52 min