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Title The Big Picture : Pentomic Army.
Imprint [Place of publication not identified] : National Archives and Records Service, [2008]
©2008

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Description 1 online resource (1 video file (28 min., 42 sec.)) : sound, color
Note Originally released by National Archives and Records Service, 2008.
Title from distributor's description (Films Media Group, March 17, 2017).
Available only to authorized UTEP users.
9 & up.
Closed-captioned.
Subject United States. Army.
United States. Army.
Genre Internet videos.
Internet videos.
Contents Weapons Over Time (3:24) -- Army Response to the Atomic Age (2:01) -- The Pentomic Army Structure (1:46) -- Wide Ranging Communication (0:44) -- Long Ranging Firepower (4:02) -- Redesigned Conventional Weapons (1:26) -- Far Ranging Mobility (1:19) -- Recognizance (3:20) -- Armored Unit (2:28) -- A Modern Combat Exercise (3:53) -- Recognizance and Mobility (1:26) -- Army of Today and the Future (1:51) -- Credits: The Big Picture: Pentomic Army (0:27).
Summary The Pentomic Division, so named because it consists of five battle groups, is a semi-independent, self-contained fighting unit designed to operate effectively on an atomic battleground should the need ever arise. This classic episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture series explores today's Pentomic Division, characterized by the ability of fewer men to deliver a more devastating concentration of firepower on any would-be aggressor. The footage in this fascinating video has been provided by the National Archives and Records Administration.
Other Author Films Media Group, film distributor.
National Archives and Records Service.
Other Title Pentomic Army