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The Big Picture - The Army: A Deterrent to Aggression

CREATED BY Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations. U.S. Army Audiovisual Center. (ca. 1974 - 05/15/1984 ) USE RESTRICTIONS NOTE: Some or all of this material may be restricted by copyright or other intellectual property right restrictions. ONLINE RESOURCES: NOTE: A DVD of this film can be ordered from our partner, A DVD of this film is ALSO available for viewing and copying free of charge in the NARA Research Room in the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD. The original release sheet reads: Here is a documentary of the Army's role in 1960. It is a tabulation of both the Army's achievements as well as its mission in maintaining a worldwide war deterrent while improving its readiness to meet the Challenge of tomorrow. One important feature in this film presentation is its complete report on the modernization of the Army in its organization, tactics, thinking, personnel practices, and operations, stressing also the materiel and personnel needs and requirements of the Army for the present and the future. Stress is placed on the necessity for effective control and rapid movement of individual soldiers and units to enable the Army forces, in any kind of war, to apply manpower and firepower at the decisive points, and in the degree necessary to ensure success on the battlefield. FOR MORE INFORMATION
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