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Physical description:
reference 1 video cassette (26 minutes) sound color 1/2 inch
archival original 2 reels (936 feet) sound color 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Russia
Asia
Afghanistan
Date:
1988
20th century
Notes:
title from credits (published work)--archival collection
Supplementary materials include
Deposited by Bruce "Pacho" Lane in 2004.
Summary:
Edited film examines the Afghan civil war through interviews with Russian military men who outline their perceptions of their mission in Afghanistan and the legitimacy of their presence; they describe the conditions and dangers of duty and characterize the nature of the Afghan rebels. Moscow civilians, including the bereaved parents of sons lost in battle, express their feelings about the Russian military intervention in Afganistan.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Politics and war  Search this
History, Modern  Search this
Soldiers, Russian  Search this
Military  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2004.14.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_307209