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World War Zero. Lost in Action

How an international crew recovers the remains of fallen Crimean War soldiers

There were 309,000 casualties in the Crimean War (1853-1856) around the city of Sevastopol. It breaks down as follows: 153,000 Russians, 95,000 French, and 23,000 British soldiers. The war was a precursor to WW1. An international group of scientists travelled to Sevastopol to excavate and identify the remains of fallen soldiers in the Crimean War. Modern reconstruction methods helped restore the appearances and ranks of the fallen soldiers, while amazing stories of the war were revealed. Watch World War Zero, Lost in Action and delve deeper into this major historical event.