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AFewOuncesADay.jpg
This film uses diagrams to illustrate the importance of salvaging common everyday items in an effort to reuse important raw materials for building ships. The film asserts that one day's salvage by the whole British people counteracts the loss of one…

AnAirRaidWardensReport.jpg
This film describes and shows each step that an air raid warden should follow in the event of an emergency in order to pass along detailed information to the local control center. “Describes the place which the air raid warden occupies in the…

BattleOfBrains.jpg
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.…

BritainsParatroops.jpg
"A film about Britain's parachute troops, showing the training of this most modern branch of the Army, is coming out from London shortly. Specially produced for overseas viewers, Paratroops first shows the recruits jumping off high platforms and…

CitizensArmy.jpg
Men from a variety of backgrounds and professional fields are trained for the British Home Guard. Describes the development and standardization of this volunteer citizen’s army. Scenes from training schools show instruction in use of modern…

ControlCenter.jpg
Introductory title states that this film "shows the basic principles of control center operation. It is a short version of the official training film which gives detailed instruction on the operation of a control center." Explains that the control…

GooferTrouble.jpg
This fictional short shows a "goofer"--a person who emerges from shelter during an air raid to judge the performance of fighter pilots--kept a Canadian pilot from downing a German plane over England. Ends with a plea to the audience to leave fighting…

IntoTheBlue.jpg
"The film shows the careful background of training which R.A.F. men carry with them when they fly off 'into the blue.'" (War Films Bulletin of the Extension Division Indiana University, February, 1943, 23.) New Royal Air Force recruits participate…

ItsUpToUs.jpg
This film focuses on the conservation of important natural elements such as rubber, oil and metal needed to win the war. Viewers are shown various ways in which they can change daily habits to get the most out of these materials. "How to conserve…

JapsBombUSA_2.jpg
"Remember Pearl Harbor! Here is the fateful record of the treacherous Jap attack! Actual bombing scenes! Filmed on the spot! Dive-bombing planes! Heroic defense by Americans! Here is grim history .. on film .. for now and posterity. The beginning of…
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