Quest Magazine - Home

New video series aims to boost knowledge of key military conflicts

New video series aims to boost knowledge of key military conflicts

NEWS

22 Mar, 2021

The military experts at BFBS, the Armed Forces charity and media organisation, have launched a series of short animated clips to help young people learn about key military conflicts in history …

Developed with educationalists to support GCSE-level students with their syllabus, six poignant conflicts feature in the Explained in 60 Seconds series, which – as its name suggests – explains them in 60-second animated clips. 

The series features fictional BFBS archivist, Professor L, who is challenged – against the clock – to explain conflicts from around the world. Professor L outlines the build-up to each conflict before embarking on her timed challenge. She reveals detailed information about the battles, casualties and the different sides involved. She also adds some interesting facts.

With many students, and their parents, concerned that they might be slipping behind in their learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the military experts at BFBS were keen to offer their support.

The clips will be released every few weeks via the BFBS Creative YouTube channel. Click here to watch the first episode and look out for others coming up in due course.

The following conflicts are due to be featured in the series:

  • Op Granby
  • Korean War
  • Op Chariot
  • Battle of Britain
  • Op Palliser
  • Op Masterdom. 

 


About BFBS 

BFBS is a military charity and broadcaster that entertains, informs, connects and champions the UK Armed Forces. We bring entertainment, news, sport and information services to the military, their families and veterans worldwide. We spread happiness and keep people in touch, building morale among the military overseas – offering them a valuable connection to life back home, and a way to share experiences and build communities. 

We are also the home of military content, championing the military by keeping their activities in the public eye on our Forces digital channels and our national TV channel.

Other Stories

Stronger together, in song NEWS
13 Apr, 2021

The Military Wives Choirs received part of a grant awarded to SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity by the Department for

...
A perfect fit! NEWS
12 Apr, 2021

BeaverFit, the leading manufacturer of military outdoor fitness equipment and container gyms, has unveiled its

...

Related Articles

Case Studies See all

Tiffany Hemming
Name:
Tiffany Hemming

Tiffany joined the Territorial Army in 1997, moving to the Regular Army in 2000 until she left the Armed Forces in October 2017. Her final role was overseeing the procurement of medical equipment and...

Read more »
Adrian Thompson
Name:
Adrian Thompson
Final Rank:
SSgt
Years Served:
22
Other:

… with Army dog handler turned electrician, Adrian Thompson

Read more »