War – Part 3: The Profession of Arms (1983)

Rusty Antiwar Sculpture

Image by Franco Folini via Flickr

Warning

This video may contain images depicting the reality and horror of war/violence and should only be viewed by a mature audience.

Dandelion Salad

RonRbc on Jun 24, 2013

Part 3 of the award winning series on the relationship of war, culture, and society, written and hosted by Canadian historian Gwynne Dyer. This episode focuses on the role of officers in the military, and the relationships between soldiers, officers, and society.

From the archives:

War – Part 1: The Road to Total War (1983)

War – Part 2: Anybody’s Son Will Do (1983; must-see)

War – Part 4: The Deadly Game of Nations (1983)

War – Parts 5-7: Keeping the Old Game Alive-Conventional War + Notes on Nuclear War + Goodbye War (1983)

Don’t Enlist, But Don’t Just Take My Word For It by Lo

Don’t Enlist, But Don’t Just Take My Word For It by Lo (repost)