The Resource Inside the Imperial War Museum

Inside the Imperial War Museum

Label
Inside the Imperial War Museum
Title
Inside the Imperial War Museum
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Imperial War Museum tells the story of Britain at war, from World War One to the present, through a collection of 10 million items {u2013} from guns to planes to medals to cyanide pills {u2013} at five locations in England visited by over 2 million people every year. In this episode, we descend into Churchill{u2019}s top-secret underground bunker to discover why he was an irreplaceable leader. We find out how a London housewife became a spy who withstood horrific Nazi torture to protect a vital secret, and then we take cover in a World War One trench as we reveal the story of a Nobel Prize-winning physicist whose discovery turned the tide of the war. We meet an aging cold war warrior who exposes dark truths about atomic weapons hidden from the British people for 50 years, then fly above Iraq with British top guns to discover how to stay frosty when enemy missiles lock on. And finally we follow a team of military researchers as they close in on the holy grail of camouflage: how to make a soldier invisible
Member of
Cataloging source
NZEN
Characteristic
representational
Credits note
Director and co-writer: Robert Lang ; co-director and writer: Rebecca Snow
Date time place
Originally produced by BBCActive in 2011
PerformerNote
Narrated by Colm Feore
Series statement
Museum secrets
Label
Inside the Imperial War Museum
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1076895
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource 1 streaming video files (43 min.)
File format
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • computer
  • video
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, stereo., sound, color
Publisher number
1076895
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30713043
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
kanopy76896
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Video recording format
other

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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