In part one of this Time Team special, Tony Robinson has been joined by a team of experts to excavate the famous WW1 battlefield of the Somme in search of a top secret tunnel and a giant 60-foot flame-thrower.
The Livens Large Gallery Flame Projector was a 60 foot behemoth that could engulf targets 300 feet away in flames. The terrifying weapon was deployed at the Battle of the Somme, one of the bloodiest battles of the First World War.
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01:11 Battle of the Somme
05:38 HH Promo
06:13 Uncovering the Secret Weapon