Finding the Fallen

Finding the Fallen

2005 - 2008, History, Other
Historical documentary series uncovering mysteries that have lain buried for years.

Episode Guide

  • Finding the Fallen - Highland Warrior (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Highland Warrior

    The Trench Detectives recover a body of a Scottish soldier, sent into battle after chlorine gas blew back at the Allies' own lines in September 1915.

  • Finding the Fallen - Silent Witness (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Silent Witness

    Weary from the Eastern Front, German officers sought R&R in a French hunting lodge, turning their guns on wildlife.

  • Finding the Fallen - The Rings (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    The Rings

    The Trench Detectives find a body buried with care, where so many were lost or dumped into shallow graves.

  • Finding the Fallen - Buried Alive (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Buried Alive

    Trench detectives uncover artifacts, including a German mess tin, in the Regina Trench.

  • Finding the Fallen - Codename Tank (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Codename Tank

    The landship stunned Germany in the Great War, but the creation of the tank was the fulfillment of a dream.

  • Finding the Fallen - Secret Trench (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Secret Trench

    A mystery is uncovered in a once beautiful Belgian village, which played a critical role in the final days of WWI.

  • Finding the Fallen - Man & Horse (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Man & Horse

    The Trench Detectives discover a desperate act of bravery that stopped the German advance in the spring of 1918.

  • Finding the Fallen - Barnardo Boy (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Barnardo Boy

    The Trench Detectives discover a Canadian soldier in a `trench mortar pit' and uncover the moving Dickensian story of a "Barnardo Boy."

  • Finding the Fallen - Beaumont Hamel 1916: Wounded (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Beaumont Hamel 1916: Wounded

    A team of archeologists, forensic experts, and historians travel to the front lines of the Battle of the Somme.

  • Finding the Fallen - Ypres 1914: The First Trench (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Ypres 1914: The First Trench

    The Northern Belgium farmlands hold the final resting place of some of the fallen of the First World War.

  • Finding the Fallen - Serre 1915: Brothers in Death (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Serre 1915: Brothers in Death

    Forensic scientists find the remains of three soldiers.

  • Finding the Fallen - Passchendaele 1917: Drowning in Mud (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Passchendaele 1917: Drowning in Mud

    The team goes to Northern Belgium to excavate the site of the battle of Passchendaele.

  • Finding the Fallen - Loos 1915: The Underground Clone (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Loos 1915: The Underground Clone

    Archeologists, historians, and forensic experts excavate the lip of a giant crater created by a massive underground explosion.