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War II Morale on the Homefront Series Film Collection World War II was an era of great emotions. Families were broken apart, notices of casualties or deaths of loved ones were affecting every community, scarcity of goods was the order of the day and sacrifice for the common good was important. This collection of films highlights the bravery of the soldiers to the homefront and conveyed positive messages to the populace to show that their efforts and sacrifices - sometimes very personal sacrifices - were accomplishing good and valuable things in the world, things they could be proud of being a part of. Here are the contents of this collection: Avenge December 7 (Pearl Harbor) (1942) War bond film designed to excite the people in the United States to buy war bonds to help destroy the Japanese in punishment for their attack on Pearl Harbor Producer: Unknown Audio/Visual: Sound, Black White Run time: 1:45 D-Day Minus One (1945) A history of the operations of the U.S. 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions in the 1944 invasion of France. It shows all the steps that were taken prior to D-Day to get the troops ready for a successful landing - including scenes of troops being air dropped behind enemy lines to support the frontal attack on Normandy the next day. Producer: U.S. Army Air Forces Audio/Visual: Sound, Black White Run time: 16:45 It Can't Last (ca. 1944) Propoganda film aimed at increasing the homeland about the need to further mobilize all efforts for the war. Producer: U.S. Navy Audio/Visual: Sound, Black White Run time: 18:29 A Letter From Bataan (1944) This is a stirring film about a soldier in Bataan who is attacked and dies thinking he needs to write a letter to home to explain just how undersupplied the army is in most places and that Americans need to sacrifice a little bit more to ensure the troops are adequately supplied. It is set to the backdrop of showing several Americans hoarding and gloating about their material possessions - possessions that if redirected to the military could help them fight better and win the war quicker. Producer: Paramount Pictures Audio/Visual: Sound, Black White Run time: 13:51 Remember These Faces (1945) A war bond plea movie with several great interviews with front line soldiers. Producer: U.S. Treasury, War Finance Division Audio/Visual: Sound, Color Run time: 17:12 Defense Comes First With Oldsmobile (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) (1941) Screen ad for Oldsmobile's last pre-war car with an emphasis for the company's use and adaptability during the war crisis. Producer: Unknown Audio/Visual: Sound, Black White Run time: :49 Pearl Harbor (1942) Film showing the horror of pearl harbor to whip up the fury of the United States as it starts to get into the war. Producer: Jam Handy Organization Audio/Visual: Sound, Black White Run time: 3:20 What Makes a Battle? (1944) Demonstrates the master strategy that was employed in the battle of the Marshall Islands. Details the use of land, air and sea forces to go in and crush the enemy. It points out that the Japanese were fierce foes and that of the 10,000 or so Japanese that were battled only 264 surrendered. The rest fought to the death. Producer: U.S. War Department, Army Pictorial Service Audio/Visual: Sound, Black White Run time: 15:34 Tuesday in November (1945) This film portrays the process of having a fair and democratic election, even in wartime, by profiling the 1944 U.S. Presidential Election. It shows the campaign activities of the candidates, the efforts that are taken to ensure that the ballots are held in private (i.e. each person has privacy to cast his or her vote without coersion), the media coverage of the event to keep the populace informed and the huge Times Square gathering awaiting the results of the election. The underlying purpose of the film was to show other countries that a and fair election can be done even under conditions of great duress. Producer: U.S. Office of War Information Audio/Visual: Sd, B W Run time: 16:43 Please visit Our About Me Page to Learn More about Us! This product is a DVD. It is region so it can play on DVD players anywhere in the world. 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WWII Morale on the Homefront History World War II + War Bond Films DVD - A213

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