War and Peace in the Nuclear Age; 2nd Infantry Division in Korea
Part of War and Peace in the Nuclear Age.
Footage of the 2nd Infantry Division (Indianhead) in South Korea. Shots of soldiers doing drills in tanks and giving interviews, some wearing gasmasks. One soldier explains his post while pointing out where the North Korean boarder is.
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- War and Peace in the Nuclear Age
2nd Infantry Division in Korea
- Series Description
The first atomic explosion in the New Mexico desert on July 16, 1945, changed the world forever. This series chronicles these changes and the history of a new era. It traces the development of nuclear weapons, the evolution of nuclear strategy, and the politics of a world with the power to destroy itself.
In thirteen one-hour programs that combine historic footage and recent interviews with key American, Soviet, and European participants, the nuclear age unfolds: the origin and evolution of nuclear weapons; the people of the past who have shaped the events of the present; the ideas and issues that political leaders, scientists, and the public at large must confront, and the prospects for the future. Nuclear Age highlights the profound changes in contemporary thinking imposed by the advent of nuclear weapons. Series release date: 1/1989
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Military weapons
- South Korea
- United States
- North Korea
- War and Conflict
- Global Affairs
- Publication Information
- WGBH Educational Foundation
- Chicago: “War and Peace in the Nuclear Age; 2nd Infantry Division in Korea,” 06/14/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_68B376C849B64FA6A92E9884329FDC62.
- MLA: “War and Peace in the Nuclear Age; 2nd Infantry Division in Korea.” 06/14/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_68B376C849B64FA6A92E9884329FDC62>.
- APA: War and Peace in the Nuclear Age; 2nd Infantry Division in Korea. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_68B376C849B64FA6A92E9884329FDC62