Documentaries About Landmines

RTD documentaries about landmines focus on people clearing minefields in the most dangerous areas of the planet, such as Western Sahara, Libya or Cambodia. Conflicts there have left thousands of square miles of land covered with mines and unexploded ordnance which regularly kill and injure civilians. 

"Western Sahara, Determined," tells the story of a demining squad made up of young Sahrawi women, who work in Western Sahara, one of the most heavily mined regions in the world.

Documentaries about landmines feature stories of Libyan sappers clearing Benghazi of the mines left by Islamic terrorists.
Documentaries about landmines feature stories of Libyan sappers clearing Benghazi of the mines left by Islamic terrorists. A screenshot from Mine Country  /RTD

"Mine Country" follows Libyan volunteer sappers clearing Benghazi of the mines left by Islamic terrorists. "Isaac. The Story of a Little Giant" takes us inside a training camp for giant African pouched rats. They are being bred and trained to detect explosives and then sent to help communities around the world.

Isaac. The Story of a Little Giant
Documentaries about landmines: Isaac is an African giant pouched rat who has been trained to sniff out TNT in Tanzania. He is later shipped to Cambodia, which has the highest number of mine-related injuries in the world, to clear minefields. A screenshot from Isaac.The Story of a Little Giant / RTD

Documentaries about landmines also feature in the Combat Approved series, with episodes showcasing such devices as the Listva, a high tech demining vehicle that safely detonates mines to protect nuclear convoys.

Documentaries about landmines: Russian Listva demining vehicle protects nukes on wheels. The vehicle has a large antenna that uses ultrahigh frequency waves to ‘fry’ the electric components in an explosive device.
Documentaries about landmines: The Russian Listva demining vehicle protects nukes on wheels. The vehicle has a large antenna that uses ultrahigh frequency waves to ‘fry’ the electric components in explosive devices. A screenshot from Listva: The Nuclear Missile Bodyguard /RTD





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