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Pincers on Japan

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Description "Pincers on Japan" notes that "Alaska and the Northern Pacific are highly vulnerable to bombing and parachute attack ... it is in this area that the New World will feel the impact of Japan." The film describes Canada's place in the strategy of the Pacific. Scenes of the construction of the Alaska Highway are pictured, along with the training of Canadian troops, and battles in the Pacific.
Creator National Film Board of Canada
Date Issued 1944
Original Format 16mm print
Duration 18:58
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin Canada
Geographic Coverage Canada; Fairbanks, Alaska; Nippon, Japan
Temporal Coverage August, 1942 - November 1942