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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…

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…

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 -…

This film, released after the war, discusses the importance of various secret weapons used throughout the war, such as radar and the atomic bomb. The film emphasizes the development and use of these weapons as being critical to winning the war,…

A film "showing the fighting and casualties invovled in securing the Anzio beachhead." (William H. Nelson, "Washington Film News," Movie Makers, July 1944, 260.)

"The Thousand Days" was the first Canadian-produced film to be given distribution through the U.S. Office of War Information during WWII (Showmen's Trade Review, 1943, 30). The film is a dramatic chronological review of WWII which portrays the…

Describes and provides information about methods of defense regarding a recently developed type of German explosive fire bomb. In dramatic reenactments, wardens and civilians are warned to keep away from bombs that have fallen in the street. Various…

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.…