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Amazing war machines.

Author: Stuart Sykes; Andy Thomson; Mill Creek Entertainment.
Publisher: [Golden Valley, MN?] : Mill Creek Entertainment, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
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"Learn the amazing history of war machinery and weapons in this comprehensive, 13-part documentary series which chronicles the earliest weaponry of a primitive era through the most technologically advanced machines used by the armed forces around the world. From gunpowder to the Gatling gun, the first tank to the latest unmanned drones, the mechanisms and machinery man has created to wage war and the historical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Documentary films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Sykes; Andy Thomson; Mill Creek Entertainment.
OCLC Number: 608095173
Notes: Title from disc label.
"The complete 10+ hour documentary series"--Container.
Credits: Editor, writer, and producer, Andrew Thomson.
Cast: Narrated by Stuart Sykes.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: TV PG.
Description: 3 videodiscs (11 hr., 16 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Region 1, NTSC.
Contents: Disc 1. Flint & steel --
Rifles & machine guns --
Artillery: bombard to the Howitzer --
Fortification: bollards to bunkers --
Tanks & armored cars --
Disc 2. Battleships & flotillas --
Submarines: the silent killer --
The fighter plane --
The bomber: fortress in the sky --
Disc 3. Rockets & missiles --
Air defense & surveillance --
Nuclear, biological & chemical warfare --
Future war & the robot.

Abstract:

"Learn the amazing history of war machinery and weapons in this comprehensive, 13-part documentary series which chronicles the earliest weaponry of a primitive era through the most technologically advanced machines used by the armed forces around the world. From gunpowder to the Gatling gun, the first tank to the latest unmanned drones, the mechanisms and machinery man has created to wage war and the historical achievements across land, sea and air are reviewed in this fascinating chronological journey of war machines."--Container.

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