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  • Date Issued is exactly "1943"

States "food is a weapon of war," showing that women must learn to use the less desirable cuts of beef during wartime rationing. "A wartime film showing conservation needs and food planning in regard to wisely chosen cuts of meat. Various cooking…

U.S. Navy training film intended to improve dictation technique through humorous demonstration of common faults. After a series of vignettes where inept and ineffective styles of dictation to a stenographer are dramatized, a model businessman…

Begins with a brief geography lesson to orient the North American viewer to the size and climate of Chile. Scenes of indigenous shepherding in desert villages are followed by a visit to the Christmas celebration of the Virgin of Andecollo. Scenes at…

Reports on the capture of Munda and Rendova in the Solomon Islands. The role of medical instruments and supplies as weapons in these battles is emphasizedas well as the battle against death by wound and infection. Shows the "heroes" at home who…

Tells the story of Brazilian President Getio Vargas' favorite project, the Marambaia Fishing School, located fifty miles south of Rio de Janeiro and facing on the Bay of Ilha Grande. Illustrates how the unique project trains Brazilian boys in such…

The value of Brazilian quartz to the allied war effort is shown as narration proclaims "two-way radio is the one really new instrument in the armory of warfare." Explains the value of quartz in radio communication, showing how a wafer of its crystal…

"Shows the vital role of oil from farm crops in time of war. With sources of palm, cocoanut, rung, teaseed, sesame, and other oils virtually cut off, and shipping hazardous, the United States looked to its farmers to produce oil crops to supply its…

Addressed to "the men and women of American Industry," the Film Communique series reports on military accomplishments to an audience of domestic workers producing materials for war. Composed of three short segments: Aerial Techniques details the…

Third issue of the Film Communique series. Composed of five short segments: Hitting the Beach features the LST tank landing craft, shows the unloading of supplies on a captured beachhead. Concludes with footage of LST under attack by enemy…

Second issue of the Film Communique series. Includes two short segments: A Day With the A-36's Follows through a day with the A-36 a lightweight attack bomber - adapted from the P-51 Mustang. Shows glimpses of the ground life of the men who service…