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The Resource The Big Picture : Birth of a Tank, National Archives and Records Service

The Big Picture : Birth of a Tank, National Archives and Records Service

Label
The Big Picture : Birth of a Tank
Title
The Big Picture
Title remainder
Birth of a Tank
Statement of responsibility
National Archives and Records Service
Title variation
Birth of a Tank
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In this classic episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series, viewers will get the inside story of combat vehicles, from inception to completion of these fighting weapons. Though not revamped every year as with commercial cars and trucks, the Armed Forces debuts its new tank, ready for use by troops worldwide. This video from the National Archives and Records Administration offers a behind-the-scenes look at the way combat vehicles are conceptualized, built, and deployed
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
9 & up
Language note
Closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films for the Humanities (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
  • National Archives and Records Service
Runtime
30
Series statement
U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • History, Modern
  • Tanks (Military science)
  • World politics
  • Educational films
  • Video recordings
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Big Picture : Birth of a Tank, National Archives and Records Service
Link
http://catalog.forsythpl.org/polaris/custom/videoLogin.aspx?url=45042
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 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
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Intro: The Big Picture: Birth of a Tank (0:36) -- Tanks of the Early 20th Century (2:37) -- First Stage in the Birth Tank T-48 (1:41) -- Detroit Tank Arsenal (1:54) -- Stress and Toughness Testing (2:03) -- Material, Tire and Turret Testing (2:25) -- Engineers Design Pilot Model (2:15) -- Low Temperature Laboratory (2:39) -- Final Stage of Testing (2:16) -- Production of M-48 (2:15) -- Qualifying Instructors on the M-48 (2:52) -- Family of Tanks (2:52) -- Credits: The Big Picture: Birth of a Tank (0:32)
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (30 min.)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
45042
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)844438221
  • 100045042
  • (FOD)100045042
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
The Big Picture : Birth of a Tank, National Archives and Records Service
Link
http://catalog.forsythpl.org/polaris/custom/videoLogin.aspx?url=45042
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 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
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Intro: The Big Picture: Birth of a Tank (0:36) -- Tanks of the Early 20th Century (2:37) -- First Stage in the Birth Tank T-48 (1:41) -- Detroit Tank Arsenal (1:54) -- Stress and Toughness Testing (2:03) -- Material, Tire and Turret Testing (2:25) -- Engineers Design Pilot Model (2:15) -- Low Temperature Laboratory (2:39) -- Final Stage of Testing (2:16) -- Production of M-48 (2:15) -- Qualifying Instructors on the M-48 (2:52) -- Family of Tanks (2:52) -- Credits: The Big Picture: Birth of a Tank (0:32)
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (30 min.)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
45042
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)844438221
  • 100045042
  • (FOD)100045042
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
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