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    • Camera thrills of the war!

    • World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American;
    • Captures scenes of combat and catastrophe during World War II. Shows American air victories against Japan over the Pacific and against Germany, as well as savage warfare in South Pacific jungles, the sinking of a German U-boat by an American...
    • News Parade of the Year 1940

    • Newsreels; World War, 1939-1945
    • A Showcase of news events for the year 1940. Segments include: EUROPE'S TOTAL WAR!, FATE'S IRONY!: Nazis and French sign armistice at Compiegne, BRITAIN'S HEROIC STAND!, AMERICAN DESTROYERS TO BRITAIN!: Fifty World War vessels are exchanged for...
    • Henry Browne Farmer

    • Browne, Henry; African American farmers; African American soldiers; World War, 1939-1945--African Americans; World War, 1939-1945--Manpower
    • Shows a representative Afro-American farm family doing its part in agricultural war production, while a son is training with the 99th Pursuit Squadron near Tuskegee, Ala. Narrator, Canada Lee; composer, Gene Farrell.
    • Ring of Steel

    • Soldiers--United States
    • Historical summary and tribute to American soldiers from 1776 to 1942, forging a "ring of steel" around American democracy.
    • Negro Colleges in Wartime

    • African American universities and colleges; African Americans--Education; World War, 1939-1945--Education and the war
    • Shows wartime activities carried on in 1943 at Tuskegee Institute, Howard University, Hampton Institute, and other African American colleges.
    • Life Line

    • World War, 1939-1945--Medical and sanitary affairs; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Solomon Islands
    • Gives a pictorial account of the opening attack against Rendova and Munda, and the Japanese counterattack. Shows the evacuation of American wounded and the importance of medical supplies.
    • Perishable Rush

    • World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Medical and sanitary affairs; Transport of sick and wounded
    • Shows how the Army Air Forces during World War II flew wounded men from Pacific battle areas to hospitals and home towns in the United States.
    • Calls That Cure

    • Telephone--United States; Military hospitals--United States
    • Shows the telephone center and the bedside telephone service in a U.S. Army hospital. Discusses the beneficial effects on the soldiers of receiving telephone calls from home and advises families at home how to handle these important calls.
    • Town, The

    • City and town life--Indiana--Madison; Madison (Ind.)--Social life and customs
    • Shows life in an American town, Madison, Ind., and explains the democratic characteristics of the social and civic life of the people.
    • Gardens of Victory

    • World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States
    • Shows the wartime need for vegetable gardens in every American community. "Sponsored by Better Homes & Gardens magazine."
    • Letter from Bataan

    • World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies; Rationing
    • A Hollywood short aiding the war effort, emphasizing the need for preparedness and conservation of materials, i.e. rubber, metal, shellac. An American soldier writes home from Bataan, and while his family reads the letter, the soldier's ghostly...
    • Target Invisible

    • Radar in aeronautics; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; Bombing, Aerial
    • Illustrates the use of radar on a bombing mission over Japan, and explains the work of the radar operator in the bomber’s crew.
    • Fight for the Sky

    • World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American
    • A record of the operations of the fighter command of the U.S. 8th Air Force in preparing for the 1944 invasion of France and in supporting Allied ground forces.
    • Gracias Amigos

    • World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies; World War, 1939-1945--Latin America
    • Lowell Thomas narrates this story of the contributions made by Latin American countries in winning Work War II by furnishing raw materials when other sources of the same materials were cut off.
    • My Japan

    • World War, 1939-1945--Japan
    • A direct challenge to the American war effort against Japan, given by a Caucasian narrator made to look, and attempting to speak, like a stereotypical Japanese citizen. Japanese film footage is used, interspersing scenes of the beauty of Japan's...
    • China Crisis

    • World War, 1939-1945--China; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; United States. Army Air Forces
    • Documentary record of the operations of the U.S. 14th Air Force in its support of the Chinese Army during the spring and summer campaigns of 1944.
    • Objective -- Security

    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Japan--Okinawa Island; Reconstruction (1939-1951)--Okinawa
    • The surprise story of thousands of Okinawa civilians who found out about American government from the members of the Army-Navy-Marine civil affairs team that hit the beach on D-Day.
    • Target For Today

    • World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; Bombing, Aerial
    • Explains the effectiveness of strategic bombing upon German industry and shows the particular purpose, plan, and execution of a daylight precision bombing mission.
    • 957th Day, The

    • World War, 1939-1945--Pacific Ocean; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American
    • Shows the Pacific Fifth Fleet engaged in combat action on the 957th day of World War II.

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