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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP19 Apr 2017 10:15 p.m. PST

"Forty years ago, Soviet Union produced a breakthrough short animation film that anticipated many of the most heated debates our military, policy and scientific establishments are having today.

Polygon begins on a remote ocean island, where a military crew is finishing preparations for what looks like a firing range cutting down palm trees, leveling sand, kicking out the natives.

A tall, bearded man clad in white approves the construction from the crew that tell him that the next closest island is five kilometers away, and the land they are on is far away from major shipping lanes and airways.

The next shot depicts the man in white standing next to what looks like a tank or a self-propelled howitzer. As soon he puts his hand on the armor plating, the viewers are treated to a flashback a younger version of the character watches as his son runs toward him from the family house…"
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Legion 424 Apr 2017 2:28 p.m. PST

Them crazy Russkies !!!! What A Hoot !!!! LOL ! evil grin

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP24 Apr 2017 10:35 p.m. PST



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