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6 Battle for the Gulf, 1 of 6, A Summer Cloud
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in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 1 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 52 mins
At the end of the Iran-Iraq War, Iraq was close to bankruptcy because of President Saddam Hussein’s military spending and his attempts to build nuclear weapons. The U.S. had sided with Saddam Hussein during Iraq’s eight-year war with Iran, but the American government was confident it could contain his ambition...
in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 1 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 52 mins
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6 Battle for the Gulf, 2 of 6, A Dark and Frightening Picture
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in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 2 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 50 mins
This film begins on August 2nd, 1990 – the day Iraq invaded Kuwait. Republican Guard tanks sealed off the city while Iraqi special-forces seized government buildings. The advancing Iraqis met little resistance. The Emir had stood down his army to avoid provoking Saddam. Many of his soldiers were taking their sum...
in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 2 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 50 mins
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6 Battle for the Gulf, 3 of 6, Wrong on All Points
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in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 3 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 50 mins
Republican Guard tanks sealed off Kuwait city while Iraqi special forces seized government buildings. The advancing Iraqis met little resistance. The Emir had stood down his army to avoid provoking Saddam. Many of his soldiers were taking their summer vacations. Saddam thought any reprisals would be limited and wo...
in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 3 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 50 mins
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6 Battle for the Gulf, 4 of 6, The 19th Province
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in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 4 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 51 mins
The Cairo conference, the diplomatic offensive, the exodus of refugees from Kuwait, the military mobilization and the Allied decision to go on the offensive on November 8th, 1990. The occupation of Kuwait, the organisation of the resistance, the military build-up of 700,000 troops and the final diplomatic rounds....
in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 4 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 51 mins
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6 Battle for the Gulf, 5 of 6, A Different Kind of War
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in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 5 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 50 mins
The air war by the Allies begins. The Allies started jamming Baghdad’s radar defences. The jamming gave the game away. Iraqi radars were blinded, but 3,000 anti-aircraft guns and 60 missile batteries began firing wildly into the sky. Allied missiles destroyed the main telephone tower. Another laser-guided bomb h...
in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 5 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 50 mins
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6 Battle for the Gulf, 6 of 6, Wounds in the Soul
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Surrender at Safwan: a secret deal? The rebellions by the Kurds in the north and Shia in the south; the imposition of sanctions on post-war Iraq. The effects of the war on Iraq, on Saudi Arabia and on Palestine.
in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 6 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 50 mins
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7 New Signs of the Apocalypse
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produced by Steve Bronstein, fl. 1984-2016 and Hugo Soskin, fl. 1999-2016, Peacock Productions (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2016), 1 hour 26 mins
HISTORY's award-winning original specials explore the people, places, and events that have shaped who we are today. Whether offering in-depth perspective on ancient cultures, exploring geological wonders, or analyzing history's greatest military strategies, HISTORY specials provide an informative and entertaining...
produced by Steve Bronstein, fl. 1984-2016 and Hugo Soskin, fl. 1999-2016, Peacock Productions (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2016), 1 hour 26 mins
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13 Hours that Saved Britain
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directed by Stephen Saunders, fl. 2005-2018; produced by Stephen Saunders, fl. 2005-2018 (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2010), 53 mins
A programme to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, told through the technology, the heroes of the time and the spirit and determination of the British people. 2010 marks the anniversary of the Battle of Britain - this film marks this important occasion, paying tribute to all those who ended...
directed by Stephen Saunders, fl. 2005-2018; produced by Stephen Saunders, fl. 2005-2018 (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2010), 53 mins
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40 Years of Silence: An Indonesian Tragedy
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directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2010, originally published 2010), 1 hour 27 mins
40 Years of Silence: An Indonesian Tragedy tells the story of one of the largest unknown mass-killings of the 20th century. In 1965-66, an estimated 500,000 to 1,000,000 people were secretly killed when General Suharto began a bloody purge of suspected communists throughout Indonesia. For decades, the Indonesian g...
directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2010, originally published 2010), 1 hour 27 mins
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60 Minutes, Back To My Lai
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produced by Tom Anderson, fl. 2001-2015, Columbia Broadcasting System; interview by Mike Wallace, 1918-2012, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 1998), 13 mins
March 29, 1998 - Larry Colburn and Hugh Thompson, members of an Army helicopter crew, risked their lives in 1968 to save Vietnamese civilians from American GIs during the My Lai massacre. Now, Colburn and Thompson return to My Lai with Mike Wallace to meet the survivors.
produced by Tom Anderson, fl. 2001-2015, Columbia Broadcasting System; interview by Mike Wallace, 1918-2012, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 1998), 13 mins
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