Television: War Games

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If war is hell, armies must be able to stand the heat, and that means intensive training. Every autumn the NATO alliance conducts full-scale field maneuvers in West Germany, which has the misfortune of being the front line between East and West. No one is hurt in these war games, except by accident, but they are not exactly fun either. Every effort is made to duplicate the real thing: actual forces clash by day and night, and umpires determine who would have killed whom. It is a natural subject for...

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