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Stay Safe, Stay Strong - The Facts About Nuclear Weapons (1960)

Streaming Video - 2010
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This Prelinger Archives film is a 1960 instructional film on nuclear warfare created for U.S. Air Force personnel. Through an intro-level, semi-animated explanation of nuclear physics and its role in the weaponry of the time, viewers learn the basic definitions of conventional and nuclear weapons, the differences between fission and fusion bombs, and the mass-energy conversion that takes place inside atoms during fission and fusion. Varieties of nuclear devices discussed include gun-type and implosion. Footage of atmospheric and underground testing, a bomber making a crash landing, a wall-sized "lightning-fast computer," and other images are interwoven with the frequently repeated reminder, "These are the facts!
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1960
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (23 min.) :,sd., col

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