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    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Air Raid Warden

    • Air raid wardens; Civil defense--United States
    • Shows a typical air raid warden performing his specific duties. He visits friends and neighbors offering friendly advice, and when the air raid warning is sounded, he is efficient and helpful.
    • 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.
    • When Work Is Done

    • Housing--Alabama--Sylacauga; Sylacauga (Ala.)--Social life and customs
    • Tells how Sylacauga, Alabama, a small town crowded with war plant workers in 1944, solved its housing and recreation problems.
    • It Can't Last

    • World War, 1939-1945--Drama; Short films.
    • While a middle-aged gentleman in the lovely little town of Old Lyme, Connecticut is thinking of postwar luxuries, a boy from the town is dying in the Pacific.
    • 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.
    • Peace comes to America

    • World War, 1939-1945--Peace; World War, 1939-1945--Influence; Peace; World War, 1939-1945--United States--Influence; Patriotism--United States
    • Asserts that although World War II is over, Americans still have responsibility for their government and veterans of the war.
    • 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.
    • Western Front

    • World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies; World War, 1939-1945--China--Equipment and supplies
    • Describes America's effort to supply allied nations with war materials. The desperate need of the Chinese people is stressed. Scenes include the carrying of supplies over the Burma Road and the bombing of Chinese cities.
    • Freedom Comes High

    • World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
    • A man on a destroyer in the Pacific is forced to make a decision which results in the loss of his ship and crew.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Arm Behind The Army, The

    • World War, 1939-1945--Occupied territories; Industrial policy
    • Contrasts America's free industrial labor force with the subjugation of laborers in countries overtaken by Axis powers. Stresses the fact that World War II is the war of industry and labor.

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