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World war II : why we fight

Author: Frank CapraAnatole LitvakRobert HellerAnthony VeillerWalter HustonAll authors
Publisher: New York : GoodTimes Home Video Corp., 2000.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Propaganda series originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort.
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Genre/Form: Videos (DVD)
Documentary films
Historical films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Capra; Anatole Litvak; Robert Heller; Anthony Veiller; Walter Huston; Dimitri Tiomkin; Army Air Force Orchestra.; United States. War Department.; United States. Army. Signal Corps.; United States. Army Service Forces. Morale Service Division.; GoodTimes Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0766204952 9780766204959 0766204960 9780766204966 0766204979 9780766204973 0766204987 9780766204980
OCLC Number: 47218379
Notes: Title from container.
Originally produced as a 7 part motion picture between 1942-1944 "by the War Department Signed Corps, Army Service Forces for the Morale Services Division."
Reissued as a set of videorecordings.
Credits: Producer, Frank Capra ; director, Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak ; screenplay, Anatole Litvak, Anthony Veiler, Robert Heller, Eric Knight ; editor, William Hornbeck ; music, Alfred Newman, Dimitri Tiomkin.
Performer(s): Narrators, Walter Huston and Anthony Veiler; music by the Army Air Force Orchestra.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 4 videodiscs (415 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, "Compatible With All DVD Players."
Contents: disc 1. Prelude to war (53 min.). The Nazis strike (42 min.) --
disc 2. Divide and conquer (54 min.). The Battle of Britain (52 min.) --
disc 3. The Battle of Russia (83 min.) --
disc 4. The Battle of China (65 min.). War comes to America (66 min.).
Other Titles: Prelude to war.
Nazis strike.
Divide and conquer.
Battle of Britain.
Battle of Russia.
Battle of China.
War comes to America.
Why we fight
Responsibility: produced by Frank Capra.

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Propaganda series originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort.

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