WWII Propaganda Films and IU: Audiovisual Production, Distribution, and Education

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World War II Propaganda Films

Items in the WWII Propaganda Films and IU: Audiovisual Production, Distribution, and Education Collection

This film uses diagrams to illustrate the importance of salvaging common everyday items in an effort to reuse important raw materials for building ships. The film asserts that one day's salvage by the whole British people counteracts the loss of one…

This film describes and shows each step that an air raid warden should follow in the event of an emergency in order to pass along detailed information to the local control center. “Describes the place which the air raid warden occupies in the…

Stating that "from the start of the war Canada has realized the importance of mechanization" the film emphasizes the role of Canadian scientists and the National Research Council in developing superior precision weapons for modern mechanized warfare.…

"A film about Britain's parachute troops, showing the training of this most modern branch of the Army, is coming out from London shortly. Specially produced for overseas viewers, Paratroops first shows the recruits jumping off high platforms and…

Men from a variety of backgrounds and professional fields are trained for the British Home Guard. Describes the development and standardization of this volunteer citizen’s army. Scenes from training schools show instruction in use of modern…