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Anybody's son will do

Author: Gwynne DyerJudith MerrittBarry HowellsPaul CowanFilms Incorporated.All authors
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Films Incorporated, 1985, ©1983.
Series: Disappearing world., War ;, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The method of turning ordinary young men into fighters is called "basic training," and the process is essentially the same the world over. This film takes us to the Parris Island Marine Recruit Training Depot in South Carolina to observe the rituals that will transform a motley group of 18-year-olds into marines trained to kill on demand.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gwynne Dyer; Judith Merritt; Barry Howells; Paul Cowan; Films Incorporated.; Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau.
OCLC Number: 477263660
Notes: Title from data sheet.
Films Incorporated: 0101-9094.
Credits: Writer, Gwynne Dyer ; executive producer, Barrie Howells ; editor, Judith Merritt.
Cast: Gwynne Dyer.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Disappearing world., War ;, no. 2.
Responsibility: National Film Board of Canada ; director, photographer, Paul Cowan.

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The method of turning ordinary young men into fighters is called "basic training," and the process is essentially the same the world over. This film takes us to the Parris Island Marine Recruit Training Depot in South Carolina to observe the rituals that will transform a motley group of 18-year-olds into marines trained to kill on demand.

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