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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...
    • War on Wheels

    • World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies; Industrial mobilization; Tanks (Military science); Tank warfare
    • The story of an American truck convoy ambushed by German tanks and rescued by a group of United States medium tanks. Graphically illustrates the importance of war production during World War II.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Farmer At War

    • World War, 1939-1945--Food supply; Agriculture--Pennsylvania--Lancaster County
    • Tells how Lancaster County, Pennsylvania farmers managed by longer hours and neighborhood cooperation to increase their production of food during World War II.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Stillwell Road, The

    • World War, 1939-1945--Burma; World War, 1939-1945--Engineering and construction; Burma Road
    • Documentary record of the construction of a supply road through the mountains and jungles of Burma in World War II.
    • 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.
    • Star and the Sand, The

    • World War, 1939-1945--Yugoslavia; United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration; World War, 1939-1945--Deportations from Yugoslavia; World War, 1939-1945--Refugees
    • Shows the removal of 3,000 evacuees from Yugoslavia to an Egyptian desert camp by the UNRRA following the Nazi invasion of Yugoslavia in World War II.
    • Dover

    • World War, 1939-1945--England--Dover; World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Dover; Dover (England)
    • Shows how Dover, Britain's front line on the channel coast, prepared for the offensive to come during World War II.
    • Report From Russia

    • World War, 1939-1945--Russia; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Soviet Union; Soviet Union--Social conditions
    • Tells of the energy, the courage, and the efforts of the Russians behind the front lines in World War II. Shows the holding and striking power of Russia.
    • Silence

    • World War, 1939-1945--Finance
    • Contrasts the silence and wreckage of a battlefield with the noise and action in a war production plant. Advocates buying more war bonds to end World War II more quickly.
    • 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.
    • Challenge To Democracy

    • World War, 1939-1945--Japanese Americans; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Evacuation of civilians
    • Shows how the United States government handled 110,000 persons of Japanese descent who were evacuated from the Pacific coast by the Army in 1942 and transferred to barrack cities.
    • All out for victory

    • World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies
    • Shows the numerous pieces of equipment that Firestone Tire and Rubber Company was producing for the military during World War II. Honors the contribution of the factory workers as we see them make tires, parts for guns, tank tracks, bullet-sealing...
    • Road To Berlin

    • World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies; Submarine warfare
    • Using dramatized events and newsreels, this film shows the organizing done during World War II to ship war supplies to the military. Shows the work of the Army Transportation Corps in providing ship convoys, as well as the work done by supply...

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