Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive

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  • Creator is exactly "U.S. War Office"

"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…

"Includes a report from Britain showing the RAF and the 8th Air Force on a hedgehopping bomber flight over France and Germany, and the 5th Air Force report from New Guinea." ("News and Notes," Educational Screen, June, 1944, 266.)

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

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…

Contrasts the silence and wreckage of a former battlefield and wartime port with the noise and action of battle and in a war production plant. Advocates buying more war bonds to end World War II more quickly.

The twelfth issue of a series of compilation films from the U.S. War Office includes four shorts. Weapon of War from the Army Pictorial Services Signal Corps’ First Motion Picture Unit: uses animation featuring the voice talents of Mel Blanc to…

This 1945 film intended for U.S. civilian audiences uses violent battlefield footage from the fall of 1944 to shame people back home who considered the war over and were returning to a pre-war lifestyle. Scenes show the liberation of Ardennes, France…

This film focuses on the many aspects of the wartime production and supply dissemination "chain", from creating goods to navigating the dangerous delivery of shipments. "A Nazi submarine 'wolf pack' racing to intercept a convoy carrying urgently…
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