Everyman: A Game of Soldiers

 

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Description:

First transmitted in 1990, this is a film about the psychology of warfare and killing - what it takes to kill. It includes interviews with soldiers who have killed in the Falklands and other wars. Two ex-Paras and an ex-Gunner, now a mercenary, describe their experiences of combat and, with input from a specialist psychologist, reflect on consequences for society of training men to kill for us.

 

Guidance: Contains some strong language and some upsetting scenes.

Channel: BBC (Archive)

First Air Date: 6 May 1990

Duration: 39 mins

 

Collection: Army: A Very British Institution (27 programmes)

A collection of BBC programmes about the British Army, featuring classic documentaries and historic events dating back to the 1950s.

 

 

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