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Battle Wreckage

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Description 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 win the war. Shows the sea battle and beachhead landing of the Normandy invasion. The narrator encourages American workers and emphasizes the importance of their work stating at the end: ā€œGive us steel, for a shining triumph.ā€
Creator U.S. War Office
Army Pictorial Services Signal Corps
Contributor Signal Corps, Army, Air Forces, Navy and Marines: With the Cooperation of Combat Film Units from;
Date Issued 1944
Original Format 16mm print
Duration 10:09
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin U.S.
Geographic Coverage Normandy, France;
Temporal Coverage 6/6/1944