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Catalogue Number:  NFB526048
Producer:  National Film Board of Canada
Producers:  William Brind, John Kramer, Barrie Howells
Directors:  Paul Cowan
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal),Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Canadian History, Documentary, World History
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1983
Running Time:  56m 36s

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Photographed on location at the United States Marine Corps Parris Island Training Depot in South Carolina, this film follows a group of young recruits through their gruelling ten-week 'basic training.' Anybody's Son Will Do provides insight into techniques that all armies use to indoctrinate recruits with a new set of morals--techniques that transform ordinary citizens into soldiers ready to kill, even to die, for their country. Part two of the seven-part series War, hosted by Gwynne Dyer, examining the nature, evolution and consequences of modern warfare.

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