Notes on nuclear war

Canada, 1983

Film
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Episode of Series “War”.
This film follows the development of the nuclear arms race from Hiroshima to the nuclear stalemate of today. It examines the Western military-industrial complex and its Warsaw Pact counterpart, and explains how the concept of “limited” nuclear war came to be. Notes on Nuclear War shows the devastating effect of nuclear bombs; American and Soviet physicians describe the medical consequences and the inability of their profession to cope with the casualties. Part six of the seven-part series War, hosted by Gwynne Dyer, examining the nature, evolution and consequences of modern warfare.

Credits

production company

ONF | NFB

co-producer

Tina Viljoen

Michael Bryans

Duration

00:57:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1983

Appears in

War

Group of items

War

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016424

Language

English

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Atomic bomb - Blast effect

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Atomic bomb victims

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Cold War - History

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Militarism

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Military history

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Nuclear warfare

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Nuclear weapons

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Nuclear weapons - Testing

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War - Historical perspectives

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War and society

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Peace treaties

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → Atomic bomb victims

History → Cold War - History

History → History

History → Military history

History → War - Historical perspectives

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

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Sound

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Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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