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The Big Picture : Materiel Readiness

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; National Archives and Records Service.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], ©2008.
Series: Big picture (United States. National Archives and Records Administration)
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series explores the value of material readiness in the U.S. Army. This program from the National Archives and Records Administration compares the relatively simple military needs of the Revolutionary War with the complex logistical operations of a modern army in the second half of the 20th century. Viewers will gain a deeper understanding of the needs of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
History
Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; National Archives and Records Service.
OCLC Number: 829299399
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 13, 2011.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Part of the series The Big Picture.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (30 min.)) : sound, color.
Contents: The Big Picture: Materiel Readiness (0:43) --
Logistical Complexities (1:43) --
Modern Army Logistics (2:05) --
Lessons of Vietnam (0:45) --
The Mechanized Infantry (2:13) --
The 1st Infantry Division (1:45) --
The Mechanized Soldier (2:30) --
Division Maintenance Battalion (1:52) --
Materiel Readiness (1:43) --
Materiel Readiness Management (2:03) --
Data Processing (2:03) --
The Division Supply Control Center (2:40) --
Responding Quickly and Effectively (1:36) --
Logistics Offensive (2:06) --
Containerization (2:10) --
Credits: The Big Picture: Materiel Readiness (0:08).
Series Title: Big picture (United States. National Archives and Records Administration)
Other Titles: Materiel Readiness
Responsibility: National Archives and Records Service.
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This episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series explores the value of material readiness in the U.S. Army. This program from the National Archives and Records Administration compares the relatively simple military needs of the Revolutionary War with the complex logistical operations of a modern army in the second half of the 20th century. Viewers will gain a deeper understanding of the needs of the modern army, from what the troops need to the tests of conflict.

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