Episode 1: How did a Roman legionary fight?

Mirko Drotschmann as a legionary: From the deserts of Egypt to the moors of Britain, legionaries conquered vast territories for the empire. To find out how a Roman legionary fought, Mirko Drotschmann reports for duty with the Legio Prima Germanica, slips into the equipment of a legionary, is instructed in the weapons and tests how to march and fight with them in rough terrain.


WRITER & DIRECTOR: Martin Becker     CAMERA: Markus Maiwald, Lias Becker     EDITOR: Lisann Schmeing     SOUND: Sven Sajak     COMMISSIONING EDITOR: Johanna Kaack (ZDF), Kai Jostmeier (ZDF)