Item Details

The Big Picture [electronic resource]: Special Forces Advisor

National Archives and Records Service
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Part of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture series, this fascinating installment follows United States Army officer Captain Paul Wineman as he trains in the military and language skills needed for his urgent task overseas. This classic film, from the National Archives and Records Administration, features footage of Captain Wineman through training at Fort Bragg's Special Warfare School, the Army Language School at Monterey in California, and on to Iran. It provides a unique glimpse into the way the Army trains men for special missions.
Release Date
2008
Run Time
30 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
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 Advisor
Contents
  • Intro: The Big Picture: Special Forces Advisor (0:20)
  • Tactics Class--Fort Bragg (2:01)
  • Guerrillas Bomb Bridge (2:54)
  • Review of Mock Mission (0:34)
  • Special Forces--Classroom Training (1:54)
  • Psychological Operation in Support of Unconventional Warfare (2:05)
  • Survival Training (3:07)
  • Field Training Exercise (1:48)
  • Convoy Ambush Exercise (1:41)
  • Captain Paul Wineman Packs for California (1:17)
  • Intensive Study of Farsi (Persian) (3:30)
  • Thinking in Farsi (2:08)
  • Language School Graduation Party (1:48)
  • Iran Special Forces Advisor (1:55)
  • Credits: The Big Picture: Special Forces Advisor (0:26)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011]
Publisher no.
45020 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 online resource (1 video file (30 min.)) : sound, color
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Technical Details
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