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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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),...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • News Parade of the Year 1943

    • Newsreels; World War, 1939-1945
    • A Showcase of news events for the year 1943. Segments include: BATTLING THE U-BOATS!, TRAGEDY AT TOULON!, MacARTHUR'S SMASHING OFFENSIVE!, ARGENTINA REVOLTS!, ALLIES ON THE MARCH!, BOMBS OVER HITLERLAND!, RUSSIA'S MIGHT ASTOUNDS WORLD!
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Work of the Rescue Unit, The

    • Civil defense--Equipment and supplies; Rescue work
    • Shows what personnel is needed for the rescue unit, what its equipment is, and how it works in moving persons buried under bombed buildings.
    • It's Your America

    • Civics
    • Emphasizes the returning soldier's responsibilities for preparing himself for the job of running his country in such a way that the things he fought for will be achieved.
    • D-Day Minus One

    • United States. Army--Airborne troops; United States. Army. Airborne Division, 82nd; United States. Army. Airborne Division, 101st; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Western Front
    • A record of the operations of the U.S. 82nd and 1O1st Airborne Divisions in the 1944 invasion of France, and of paratroops, gliders, and troop carriers landing in France a day prior to the main invasion.
    • 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.
    • News Parade of the Year 1944

    • Newsreels; World War, 1939-1945
    • A Showcase of news events for the year 1944. Segments include: ALLIES LIBERATE FRANCE!, PARIS - GENERAL EISENHOWER AT ARC de TRIOMPHE!, YANKS CARRY WAR TO GERMAN SOIL!, BRUSSELS LIBERATED!, CANADIANS-BRITISH DRIVE INTO HOLLAND!, POPE PIUS BLESSES...
    • Just for Remembrance

    • Soldiers Bodies, Disposition of; World War, 1939-1945--Influence; World War, 1939-1945--War work
    • Shows the collection and mailing of dead soldiers' personal belongings to the next of kin. Shows also war plant production. Released for the Sixth War Loan Drive.
    • Voyage to Recovery

    • United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Finance
    • Wounded Americans, back from battlefields and task forces all over the world, gave rise to the Navy's most important postwar mission--get them well and send them home.
    • 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.

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