Item Details

The Big Picture [electronic resource]: Special Forces Training

National Archives and Records Service
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
This episode from the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series, narrated by motion picture, stage, and television star Henry Fonda, turns its attention to the soldiers of the Special Forces. Viewers will find this video from the National Archives and Records Administration entertaining and informative as they see the rigorous, demanding training at the Special Warfare Center in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, as well as an exciting Special Forces training mission high in the Bavarian Alps.
Release Date
2008
Run Time
30 min.
Language
English
Rating
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 13, 2011.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Special Forces Training
Series
U.S. Army's the Big Picture Television Series
Big Picture (United States. National Archives and Records Administration)
Contents
  • Intro: The Big Picture: Special Forces Training (3:41)
  • Unconventional Warfare (1:34)
  • Guerrilla Operations Around the World (1:02)
  • U.S. Army Special Warfare Center (1:21)
  • Airborne Training (1:19)
  • Weaponry Training (1:31)
  • Communications Training (0:53)
  • First Aid Training (1:28)
  • Explosives Training (1:27)
  • Foreign Language Training (0:30)
  • Isolation Area (1:27)
  • Training Missions (3:03)
  • Interdiction (2:09)
  • Special Forces Mission - Mission Accomplished (6:40)
  • Credits: The Big Picture: Special Forces Training (0:26)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c2008.
Publisher no.
44932 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (30 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Technical Details
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