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World; Red Army, The

04/26/1981

A look at the men and weapons the Russians would be using if they ever attempted an invasion of Poland or the West. Are they really as formidable as both Soviet and American politicians claim? Examines four specific aspects of the Soviet armament: tanks, planes, ships and manpower.


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Series
World
Program
Red Army, The
Program Number

404

Series Description

Documentary series with international stories. Predecessor to FRONTLINE, executive producer David Fanning. Five seasons from 1978-1981. "WORLD has presented a series of international documentaries. One of our concerns has been to show the world as others see it, and we are committed to the idea that we should include those who normally don't have a chance to have their voices heard." -- quote from opening to Blacks Britannica (1978) Series release date: 1978

Program Description

A look at the men and weapons the Russians would be using if they ever attempted an invasion of Poland or the West. Are they really as formidable as both Soviet and American politicians claim? Examines four specific aspects of the Soviet armament: tanks, planes, ships and manpower.

Duration

00:57:38

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Global Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “World; Red Army, The,” 04/26/1981, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_879DB0DA33F844199ECAA710F4723D6D.
MLA: “World; Red Army, The.” 04/26/1981. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_879DB0DA33F844199ECAA710F4723D6D>.
APA: World; Red Army, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_879DB0DA33F844199ECAA710F4723D6D
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