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    • 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...
    • Japan's Surrender!

    • World War, 1939-1945--Japan; World War, 1939-1945--United States; Newsreels
    • Describes the final victorious offensive of the United States against Japan in World War II. Includes demonstrations of Americans on V-J Day and the signing of surrender documents aboard the U.S.S. Missouri.
    • Our Enemy -- The Japanese

    • World War, 1939-1945--Japan; Japan--Social life and customs; Japan--Religion; Imperialism
    • Depicts the militaristic Japanese ready to die for the Emperor and world conquest.
    • Back Door To Japan

    • World War, 1939-1945--Burma; World War, 1939-1945--India
    • Shows how allied troops in the India-Burma sector battled to prepare the way for a full-scale second front against the Nipponese.
    • Pincers On Japan

    • World War, 1939-1945--Canada
    • Documents Canada's place in the defending of the Pacific Coast during World War II. Ship convoys carrying war material steam out of Canadian ports while, along the west coast, patrol boats and lookouts keep a constant vigil. The close cooperation...
    • Yanks battle for Okinawa!

    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Japan--Okinawa Island;
    • World War II documentary footage showing the American battle to take Okinawa from the Japanese. Also shows the bombing of the U.S.S. Franklin off the coast of Japan as filmed by U.S. Navy combat cameramen. Depicts the epic battle of the crew as...
    • Army Air Forces Pacific

    • Air Warfare; Air defenses--United States
    • Reports Gen. H.H. Arnold's plea for a strong postwar Air Force; explains that wartime supremacy was the result of merger of aviation, naval, and ground force power; and includes scenes of the war over Wake, Philippines, Burma, Saipan, Okinawa, and...
    • 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.
    • Prelude to War

    • World War, 1939-1945--Causes
    • One of the Why We Fight series compiled by Frank Capra, this film documents the background of World War II, from 1933 to 1939, showing the development of Fascism in Germany, Italy and Japan; the conquest of Manchuria, Ethiopia, and the Axis plan of...
    • 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.
    • Fleet That Came to Stay, The

    • United States; Navy--History--World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Ryukyu--Okinawa Island; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Japan--Okinawa Island
    • Explains the invasion of Okinawa from the U.S. Navy point of view and illustrates the operation by scenes of the combat. Silent film with English intertitles.
    • 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...
    • U.S. Marines capture Iwo Jima!

    • Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945
    • Footage of the Battle for Iwo Jima and the heavily-defended Mt. Suribachi as filmed by U.S. Navy and Marine Corps cameramen. World War II documentary footage showing General Douglas MacArthur and Allied troops making a surprise landing at Luzon in...
    • Yanks bomb Tokyo!

    • Tokyo (Japan)--History--Bombardment, 1942; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American;
    • World War II documentary footage showing General Jimmy Doolittle and his men preparing for the bombing attack on Tokyo that became known as the Doolittle Raid. Shows the B-25 bomber, or Mitchell bomber, in action.

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