Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive

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"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…

"[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…

This film "is the U.S. Coast Guard's motion picture record of its task in moving thousands of troops to the battle zones, and depicts the colorful career of the 24,000-ton transport 'Wakefield,' former the peacetime luxury liner 'Manhattan.'…
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