Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive

Tanks: A Defense Report on Film

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"Official OEM film. Shows the mass production of America's fighting 'land ships.' Narrated by Orson Welles." (War Films Bulletin of the Extension Division Indiana University, February, 1943, 11.) This film details how "the roaring, plunging, vehicle of death" - the M-3 medium fighting tank - is assembled and put into use.

Creator U.S. Office for Emergency Management
Contributor Orson Welles: commentary
Date Issued 1942
Original Format 16mm print
Duration 10:01
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin U.S.