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Battle of brains

Author: Stanley Hawes; Stuart Legg; National Film Board of Canada.; Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau.
Publisher: Montréal, Qué. : National Film Board of Canada, ©2008.
Series: Canada carries on.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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This film illustrates the difference between World War II and the war of 1914, emphasizing the importance of mechanization, and contrasting the mobile tactics with the immobility of trench warfare. The scientific approach, both to problems of military strategy and to new weapons, is all-important. The film shows some of the work done by Canadian scientists to make these weapons as effective as possible.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Hawes; Stuart Legg; National Film Board of Canada.; Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau.
OCLC Number: 234774215
Notes: Made in 1941.
Produced during the organizational transition between the Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau and the NFB.
Credits: Photography, J.B. Scott ; edited by Milton Shifman ; music, Godfrey Ridout.
Description: 1 videodisc (12 min., 15 sec.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Canada carries on.
Responsibility: the National Film Board of Canada presents ; produced by the Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau ; produced by Stuart Legg ; directed by Stanley Hawes.

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This film illustrates the difference between World War II and the war of 1914, emphasizing the importance of mechanization, and contrasting the mobile tactics with the immobility of trench warfare. The scientific approach, both to problems of military strategy and to new weapons, is all-important. The film shows some of the work done by Canadian scientists to make these weapons as effective as possible.

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