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    • Salute to the Navy!

    • United States Navy; Warships--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American;
    • Asserts that two years after Pearl Harbor, the U.S. has the world's greatest navy. Features many of the navy's ships and other equipment, including destroyers for convoy and battle, cruisers, the "battlewagon," P.T. boats (motor torpedo boats),...
    • Nazis Strike

    • World War, 1939-1945--Poland; Germany--Politics and government--1933-1945; Germany--Military policy; Austria--History--1938-1945; Czechoslovakia--History--1938-1945; Poland--History--Occupation, 1939-1945
    • A picture of the start of World War II using captured German film to show the pattern of Nazi preparation for war. The conquest of Austria, Czechoslovakia, and the attack on Poland. This film is one of the Why We Fight series.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Axis smashed in Africa!

    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Tunisia; Germany. Heer. Panzerarmeekorps Afrika
    • World War II documentary footage showing the victory of American, British, and French troops over the German Africa Corps in Tunisia. Shows the battles to take Bizerte and Tunis.
    • Germany invades Austria!

    • Austria--History--1938-1945; Austria--History--Anschluss, 1938
    • Consists of newsreel footage of Germany's invasion of Austria in 1938. Also shows refugees, crowds and a Hitler cavalcade, and the reactions of European and American leaders.
    • Hungry Minds

    • Education--Europe; Intellectual cooperation; World War, 1939-1945--Destruction and pillage
    • A documentary report of intellectual starvation in Nazi occupied countries. Points out that schools are lost in the rubble of homes, hospitals, and churches, and children gather knowledge of the world from the black markets and refuse dumps. ...
    • 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...
    • These are the Men

    • Bombing, Aerial; Industries--United States; World War, 1939-1945;
    • Nazi leaders Hitler, Goebbels, Goering and Hess are shown debasing the minds of German youth. The film demonstrates the dangers of propaganda.
    • Battle of Britain

    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--England
    • Documentary record of the bombing of England by the German Luftwaffe in 1940 and of the defense by the Royal Air Force. Covers the whole strategy of this period of the war. This film comes in two parts approximately 25 minutes each. It forms one...
    • Tanks

    • Tanks (Military science); M3 tank
    • Orson Welles narrates this film describing the manufacture and performance of the M-3 Army Tank.
    • Action At Anguar

    • World War, 1939-1945--Regimental histories--United States--81st Division; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Palau
    • Pictorial record of the capture of Anguar in the Pacific by the U.S. Army's 81st Infantry Division.
    • Story of a Transport

    • Wakefield (Transport ship); World War, 1939-1945--Transportation
    • Reviews the World War II service of the transport "Wakefield," formerly the liner "Manhattan"; shows it being used for the transportation of troops, bombed at Singapore, and burned in the Atlantic.
    • 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.
    • Handle With Care

    • World War, 1939-1945--Canada; World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies; World War, 1939-1945--Manpower; World War, 1939-1945--Science
    • Shows how the combined skills of chemists, engineers, lab technicians and factory workers were used in Canada during World War II to increase production of explosives.
    • 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...
    • Report From Britain

    • World War, 1939-1945--Finance--United States
    • Shows the sacrifices endured by the Allies in bombing raids over Germany and fighting in the Pacific during World War II. Presents General Eisenhower and his plea to the American people to support the Fifth War Loan Drive.
    • Sicily, Key To Victory

    • World War, 1939-1945--Canada; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy--Sicily; Canada. Canadian Army. Division, 1st
    • Depicts the Canadian First Division in the Sicilian campaign.
    • 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.

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