Chemical Weapons: A Monster Tamed
Preview Language: English
This video documents their invention in German, their use on European battlefields and their spread to many countries. Unique footage shows a chemical weapons research centre in the former Soviet Union, the chemical weapons programme in Japan and, under UNited Nations supervision, the destruction of Chemicals in Iraq. Thanks to a worldwide ban on chemical weapons signed in 1993, the stockpiling and use, as well as the production of these deadly weapons have been forbidden.
NHK Creative, Producer; United Nations, Producer; Tokuzo Oi, Producer; Prvoslav Davinic, Producer;
Tom Togashi, Ciyo Terada, Tomas Scheuer and Marion Suhr - Coordinators; Hirosige Tsuchiya, Kazuhisa Yosida and Shiro Vehara - Camera; Yosida Shuichi and Françoise Dumoulin - Editors; Eri Funaki - Assistant Editor; Masayuki Onoue - Sound Effects; Yoshinori Kawabata - Sound Engineer; Kyoshi Nanasawa, Takeaki Kawazoe, Yuichi Itamiya and Hideaki Torimoto - Research; Kaori Hyoudou - Assistant Director; David Tereshchuk - Writer and Narrator; Tomoko Ishihara - Director; Victoria Schultz - Director.