Forgotten War Stories


Between WWII and the Iraq War, Britain and her allies were embroiled in a number of serious conflicts around the world, many of which are largely forgotten by the public. In this six-part series, we explore these forgotten conflicts: The Suez Crisis, The Bosnian War, The Gulf War, The Korean War, The Malayan Emergency and The Mau Mau Uprising in Kenya. Each episode is guided by historians, experts and eyewitnesses, who relay their incredible experiences during the wars. 


  1. Bloodshed In Bosnia
  2. Korea: The First Cold War
  3. Suez: The Line In The Sand
  4. Gulf: A Storm In The Desert
  5. Mau Mau: Rage Against the Regime
  6. Malaya: Rumbles in the Jungle

Production Info

Duration: 6 x 60

Year of Production: 2021

Broadcaster: Channel 4