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United States Army Service Forces Special Service Division

Overview
Works: 265 works in 462 publications in 1 language and 5,342 library holdings
Genres: History  Periodicals  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Guidebooks  Census  Pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  Military history  Art  Posters 
Classifications: DS79, 956.7
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Most widely held works by United States
Instructions for American servicemen in Iraq during World War II by United States ( )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
?American success or failure in Iraq may well depend on whether the Iraqis like American soldiers or not.?. The U.S. military could certainly have used that bit of wisdom in 2003, as violence began to eclipse the Iraq War?s early successes. Ironically, had the Army only looked in its own archives, they would have found it?that piece of advice is from a manual the U.S. War Department handed out to American servicemen posted in Iraq back in 1943. The advice in Instructions for American Servicemen in Iraq during World War II, presented here in a new facsimile edition, retains a surprising, even h
The Battle of Britain by Frank Capra ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary film record of the bombing of England by the German Luftwaffe in 1940 and the defense offered by the Royal Air Force
Why we fight by Frank Capra ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Propaganda series produced by the United States government which documents the causes and exhorts Americans to support World War 2
Prelude to war by Frank Capra ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part of a series initially shown to American soldiers who were going overseas in the 1940's. This first segment shows film clips of events which prompted the United States' entry into World War II. The war is portrayed as a struggle for the preservation of a free world. The films are uncut, available exactly as they were shown to the Armed forces during World War II. Reviews events from 1933 to 1939, including the Japanese conquest of Manchuria, the Italian conquest of Ethiopia, and the rise of Hitler. Also discusses the Axis plan of World conquest
Yank; the Army weekly ( )
in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Nazis strike ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forms part of a series of films created to explain the necessity of the Second World War to the American people. Often using film footage from enemy sources, the series provides a compelling contemporary example of how motion pictures can be used as propaganda for the purpose of arousing a nation to fight. Shows Germany's preparation for war, its conquest of Austria and Czechoslovakia, and its attack on Poland
The Battle of Russia the Nazi march frozen ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1944 and 2005 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows the Russian defense against the Nazi invasion during World War II, focusing on the Battle of Stalingrad
Prelude to war ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This segment shows film clips which prompted the United States' entry into World War II. The war is portrayed as a struggle for the preservation of a free world
The V-discs 1943-1947 by Frank Sinatra ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Divide and conquer ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the propaganda used by the Nazis, and how the German forces bombed civilian areas as well as factories and air fields. Documents the German conquest of Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Holland
A pocket guide to China by United States ( Book )
5 editions published between 1942 and 1944 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A short guide to New Zealand by United States ( Book )
3 editions published between 1942 and 1944 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pocket guide to Egypt by United States ( Book )
2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A short guide to Iraq by United States ( Book )
2 editions published between 1942 and 1943 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soldier art : prize winners in special services art contest by United States ( Book )
1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Negro soldier by Frank Capra ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ring of steel: short documentary on the types of arms the American soldier carries
A pocket guide to Iran by United States ( Book )
4 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
16th census of the United States, 1940 : population, education, occupation and household relationship of males 18 to 44 years old by United States ( Book )
3 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pocket guide to New Caledonia by United States ( Book )
1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Instructions for American servicemen in Australia, 1942 ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nearly 1 million American soldiers passed through Australia between 1942 and 1945 as part of America's strategy to recapture the Philippines and defeat Japan. They encountered a country full of reassuring similarities and strange differences
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity United States. Army Service Forces. Morale Service Division

controlled identity United States. Army. Services of Supply. Special Service Division

United States. Army Service Forces. Special Services Division
United States. Army Special Services
Languages
English (158)
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