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Deals with Britain's treatment of mental health in wartime. Shows a specialized hospital for military and civilian patients and gives a picture of its organization and operation, including diagnostic and therapeutic methods, occupational therapy,…

Filmed principally on the campus of Indiana University, this film depicts the activities of various organizations and classes as they contribute to the war effort. Shows IU President Herman B. Wells meeting with deans and administrators to make…

"War on Wheels" is described as a confidential industrial film bulletin from Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson to the those involved in the production of tanks. "Directed principally to the men and women of automotive industries to show them the…

This film depicts the details of the workflow in supply chain that routes wartime provisions and weaponry to soldiers in the South Pacific, and encourages civilians to do their part in facilitating production. "How our fighting equipment gets…

Shows how the Extension Service of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture helped recruit and place young people from towns and cities on farms during World War II to combat farm labor shortage. Many farms relied on the labor of young men and were left with…

During the War, people from rural parts of the country moved to cities to take advantage of new jobs available at factories, shipyards, and other plants. This film promotes ways toward a healthy transition during wartime as these new communities…

"[T]his short is easily one of the best yet turned out by that skilled Government agency [the Office of War Information Film Unit]. It pulsates with action, inspiration for every American, and is full of drama, human interest and delightfully natural…

Uses the experiences of three different American cities to examine "how democracy is doing in the midst of war." Shows how workers in each of the cities solved wartime living problems in 1944: a dock worker in Norfolk, Virginia moved his family to an…

This film, written and narrated by poet Dylan Thomas, was produced by Strand Films. Strand employed Thomas to script several British propaganda films that were then released by the British Ministry of Information. "These Are the Men" takes Leni…

Follows a troop train, a freight train, and a truck rushing to deliver men and supplies to a ship convoy in 1943. Explains the reasons for transportation delays and the shortage of goods in wartime. This film was intended to promote understanding and…