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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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in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 6 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 50 mins
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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167 Missing
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731: Two Versions of Hell
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produced by James T. Hong (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 28 mins
This is a multi-award winning documentary about Unit 731, Japan's secret World War II biological and chemical weapons facility in the Chinese town of Harbin where biological weapons were developed during the Japanese Occupation. The film uses the same footage as seen from two points of view. The first half gives t...
produced by James T. Hong (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 28 mins
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Africa in the 21st Century, Somalia: The Neglected Civil War
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produced by NHK International Inc., in Africa in the 21st Century (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 50 mins
Independent since 1960, Somalia has seen virtually constant political upheaval. Chaos still reigns in the capital, Mogadishu, and throughout Somalia. Some eighty percent of the nation is under the power of guerrillas and local warlords. Taking advantage of the chaos, Islamic fundamentalist groups such as al Qaeda...
produced by NHK International Inc., in Africa in the 21st Century (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 50 mins
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