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    • 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...
    • In the Wake of The Armies

    • United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration; World War, 1939-1945--Civilian relief
    • Briefly explains the purpose of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Right of Way

    • World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies; World War, 1939-1945--Transportation;
    • Follows a troop train, a freight train, and a truck rushing to deliver men and supplies to a ship convoy in 1943. Explains the reasons for transportation shortages in wartime.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Keeping Fit

    • World War, 1939-1945--Manpower; Health education; Absenteeism (Labor); Labor productivity--United States
    • Shows that absenteeism due to illness is a serious problem in a wartime aircraft factory. Explains that illness and fatigue can be avoided by following five basic rules of health.
    • Suggestion Box

    • World War, 1939-1945--United States; Suggestion systems
    • Explains how seemingly minor ideas can improve wartime production.
    • Target Berlin

    • World War, 1939-1945--Canada; World War, 1939-1945--Manpower
    • Explains how Canada mobilized her strength to turn out giant bombers in a plant which had previously made only light aircraft.
    • What To Do in a Gas Attack

    • World War, 1939-1945--Chemical warfare; Chemical warfare; Gases, Asphyxiating and poisonous--War use; Decontamination
    • Explains what war gas is, how it is used by the enemy, and how simple household items, such as bicarbonate of soda and bleaching solution, may be used to prevent casualties.

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