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“Step-by-step manufacture and assembly of the B-26 medium bomber in the Glenn Martin plant at Baltimore.” (War Films Bulletin of the Extension Division Indiana University, February, 1943, 10.) Details every aspect of this process from the foundry…

"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…

Addressed to "the men and women of American industry," the film tells the story of the Allies' targeting a strategic site for bombing in order to halt German industrial production. Introduced as the story of, "One of the thousands of unsung trifles…

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…

Starts with a depiction of pre-war construction to show how heavy equipment of all types were in use by the Corps of Engineers and the Navy's Seabees. States that this contruction machinery plays a central part in action on all fronts during World…

This film portrays the development of the first Canadian-built Lancaster bomber. Scenes of building the night bomber at Victory Aircraft are followed by the celebratory rollout of the completed plane at the plant. "Canada Carries On: Target -…

Discusses the possible inflation and unemployment that could occur at the end of the war as happened after World War I. Emphasizes rationing and thrift as weapons to combat inflation before it occurs. This film encourages individuals to buy and hold…

Illustrates seemingly minor suggestions and improvements that individuals in various types of workplaces have made to increase production and salvage materials during wartime. This film shows how even just one small adjustment can increase savings…

A film intended to show U.S. audiences the lives of their allied civilian counterparts in Russia. Shows the defense of Moscow during air raids, Soviet war bond drives, agricultural and industrial productivity. Emphasizes the role of women in the…

Explains why large quantities of war materials, in particular steel, are needed for the war effort. Machines such as tanks, planes, weapons, and ships might end up in a pile of rubble after a battle, but they save the lives of men who are helping to…