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World War 2 - The Complete WWII
Film Library in 6 DVDs

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This 6 DVD World War 2 set offers an amazing collection of original films concerning events that shaped our nation during this tumultous time. It offers amazing films of actual world war II footage in a variety of battles taken during actual battles by correspondent reporters, films documenting the efforts and sacrifices the American people went through as a post depression economy retooled itself to become a wartime producer to meet the needs of our World War 2 soldiers, footage of the Japanese internment program in America and much more. The time period covered is 1941 to 1946.

The contents of each DVD in this World War II anthology is documented below.

World War II Film Library Volume 1
Films Concerning the Years 1941 and 1942

World at War (1942)


A great world war II film showing the step-by-step events that led up the attack of Pearl Harbor and the Untied States total committment to the war as a result of that event. It also shows the invasion of Austria and Czechoslovakia, the fall of France and many more actual film clips of pivotal moments in the early days of the war.

Producer: U.S. Office of War Information
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 41:42

Mission Accomplished: The Story of the Flying Fortress

Experience an autumn 1942 World War 2 bombing run of B-17s as they drop their deadly load over occupied Europe.

Producer: U.S. Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 10:39

News Parade: Bombing of Pearl Harbor (1942)


This news segment covers the deadly attack on Pearl Harbor and the S.S. Normandie Fire in New York.

Producer: Castle Films
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 9:35

Ring of Steel

Learn the steps our armed forces were taking to protect the United States mainland from attack during the early days of our involvement in World War two..

Producer: Film Unit, Office For Emergency Planning
Audio/Visual: Sound, sepia
Run time: 8:36

Safeguarding Military Information (1941)


This film explores the need for secrecy and classified information to protect our troops and the safety of hour homeland. It covers information known to military personnel and civilian workers and how they must be ever vigilant about possible careless mention of something that the enemy could use to cause a disaster or create sabotage that could set back our war effort.

Producer: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 10:21

Victory Is Our Business (1942)


Motivational film for the industrial workers during WWII. It shows how these brave men and women are working extra hard to produce the goods needed for the wartime effort.

Producer: Jam Handy Organization
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 10:09

Arm Behind the Army, The (1942)


This victory motivated film shows how the willingness of the American worker in industry is what will win the war. It contrasts it against the forced labor situations that the Axis runs under and how free people working towards a common goal will always prevail.

The film has dramatic footage of cities being destroyed throughout Europe and how the Nazis came in and took over the industry and forced the natives to work for them as slaves and it shows how these slaves wil never outperform a free people.

And it is this freedom that allows us to create the machines that will win the war.

Producer: U.S. Army, Signal Corps
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 10:21

Campus on the March


Shows how United States colleges reorganize themselves to assist in the war effort in any way they possibly can - using their labs for testing new developments, having the students train for war and much more. WWII involvement in colleges and universities back then was very different than the attitudes today.

Producer: RKO-Pathe
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 18:07

Close Harmony (1942)

A barbershop discussion about how labor and management must work closely together and put aside the typical employee/employer differences to mobilize for a successful war effort.

Producer: Jam Handy Organization
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 10:35

World War 2 Film Collection DVD Volume 2
Films Concerning the Year 1943

Divide and Conquer (1943)

Shows how the Nazis expanded their empire during WWII. Includes scenes of them bombing Holland, invading France and Belgium and other countries. It also shows teh evacuation of the British army at Dunkirk.

Producer: U.S. War Department
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 54:18

Japanese Relocation (ca. 1943)

This films defends the Japanese internment program showing how they Japanese were relocated from the West Coast to inland relocation camps. It talks about how they relocated 100,000 people, many of whom were American citizens to these camps to guarantee safety agains espionage against our World War 2 enemy - the Japanese.

Producer: U.S. Office of War Information
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 9:26

Our Enemy: The Japanese (1943)


This film gives a depiction of the Japanese as fanatical murders and builds a hugely negative and hateful stereotype to help the American forces get a proper understanding for and anger about their murderous and ruthless enemy.

Producer: U.S. Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 19:51

All Out for Victory (ca. 1943)


This film looks at the contributions of the handicapped workers in WWII industry. It shows how various workers participated and gave their all so that the able bodied men can go overseas to fight on the front line while they carried out the fight on the home land. It has great scenes of various plants being retooled for wartime production of guns, tanks, ammunition, aircraft, etc. It showed how the handicapped did their work with skill and pride.

Producer: Unknown
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 20:16

Three Cities (ca. 1943)


Shows how three cities in America are mobilizing for the war effort.

Producer: U.S. Office Of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 10:08

Wartime Nutrition (1943)

Shows the efforts of public agencies in being sure everyone had nutritious food to eat to stay strong during this time of war.

Producer: U.S. Office of War Information
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 10:21

World War Two Film Collection DVD Volume 3
Films Concerning the Years 1943 - 1944

Conquer by the Clock (1943)


Educates American workers on the value of time and how it should not be wasted during the war. It shows how just a small amount of increased time efficiency dramatically increases production. An excellent World War II production about time efficiency that still holds true today.

Producer: RKO-Pathe
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 10:40

When Work Is Done (ca. 1943)


An examination of how war plant workers migrate to the town of Sylacauga, Alabama. It shows how the town takes steps to make sure the new workers are welcomed into the town with expansion of facilities to service them. It is an excellent example of the unity that extended across the nation during World War 2.

Producer: U.S. Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 8:55

As the Twig Is Bent... (1943)


This film shows the damage being caused by the 24/7 WWII production schedules and military service on families. It shows how children, especially teens, are being left unsupervised and doing whatever they want - including crime, drugs and developing loose sexual mores.

Producer: Unknown
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 10:49

Food for Fighters (ca. 1943)

A film that discusses the critical importance of good nutrition during wartime.

Producer: U.S. Office of War Information
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 9:50

Manpower (ca. 1943)

Demonstrates the techniques used to increase manpower in factories to boost industrial production for the war.

Producer: U.S. Office of War Information
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 8:32

Troop Train (1943)


See how the government used the railroad as an efficient mover of troops during wartime. This film shows how the loading of cargo and pasengers is organized and managed, how they travel through the countryside carrying all those weapons and the daily activities of the soldiers as they travel across the country with their equipment.

Producer: U.S. Office of War Information
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 13:15

What Makes a Battle? (1944)


Demonstrates the master strategy that was employed in the battle of the Marshall Islands. Details the use of land, air and sea forces to go in and crush the enemy. It points out that the Japanese were fierce foes and that of the 10,000 or so Japanese that were battled only 264 surrendered. The rest fought to the death.

Producer: U.S. War Department, Army Pictorial Service
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 15:34

A Challenge to Democracy (ca. 1944)


This folm is focused on showing the American people that the Japanese interment camps were not like a summer camp for children. It showed that they had to work hard and that many of their needs were provided by their labor so that the government subsidized cost of the internment was very minimal. It also points out that most Japanese Americans are actually loyal citizens but it is necessary to take these steps to ensure safety. It even has a section showing Japanese American fighting units being trained to demonstrate the loyalty of most Japanese.

Producer: U.S. War Relocation Authority
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 17:13

Letter From Bataan, A (1944)


This is a stirring film about a soldier in Bataan who is attacked and dies thinking he needs to write a letter to home to explain just how undersupplied the army is in most places and that Americans need to sacrifice a little bit more to ensure the troops are adequately supplied. It is set to the backdrop of showing several Americans hoarding and gloating about their material possessions - possessions that if redirected to the military could help them fight better and win the war quicker.

Producer: Paramount Pictures
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 13:51

Freedom Comes High (1944)


This is a drama about Steve and Ellen, a young married couple. Steve enlists in the Navy and while on deployment, his ship is attacked and he dies. He comes to Ellen in a dream and talks about how what he was doing was the most important thing int he world because we was fighting to protect the safety of his family. The film ends with an appeal to buy war bonds to help finance the war and destroy the Japanese.

Producer: U.S. Navy
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 12:29

World War II Film Collection DVD Volume 4
Films Concerning the Year 1944

It Can't Last (ca. 1944)


Propoganda film aimed at increasing the homeland about the need to further mobilize all efforts for the war.

Producer: U.S. Navy
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 18:29

Supervising Women Workers (1944)

Women workers in factories were a fairly new phenomen brought out by the war. This film examines ways managers can manage their new work force for maximum productivity.

Producer: Kerkow (Herbert) Productions
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 10:10

Highballing to Victory (1944)

An examination of transportation methods employed during wartime.

Producer: U.S. War Department
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 10:48

Curtiss-Wright Shorts (7 Subjects) (1944)

A collection of 7 commercials for Curtiss-Wright Aeronautical plants during WWII. It contains a variety of scenes of various parts of airplanes being built and includes some excellent footage of combat aircraft.

Producer: Jam Handy Organization
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 8:58

Every Minute Counts (1944)

This film examines the value of time during the war. It examines ways to increase factory productivity while at the same time deal with home life.

Producer: Kerkow (Herbert) Inc.
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 10:13

These People (1944)


Shows how a Frigidaire plant converts its production line to military endeavors during the war.

Producer: Jam Handy Organization
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 15:08

That Boy Joe (1944)


A discussion of juvenile delinquency during the war and steps that can be taken to counter it.

Producer: Chicago Film Laboratory
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 17:27

Men and Jobs (1944)

A discussion of how the government put into place program to match everyone to a suitable job tohelpthe wartime effort.

Producer: Berndt-Maurer Corporation
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Run time: 8:35

These Are the People (1944)


Shows workers in a Wisconsin town gearing up for wartime production.

Producer: Jam Handy Organization
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 15:24

To the People of the United States (1944)

Education film on how to combat sexually transmitted diseases during wartime.

Producer: California Department of Public Health in cooperation with U.S. Public Health Service
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 20:51

World War 2 Film Collection DVD Volume 5
Films Concerning the Year 1945

D-Day Minus One (1945)


A history of the operations of the U.S. 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions in the 1944 invasion of France. It shows all the steps that were taken prior to D-Day to get the troops ready for a successful landing - including scenes of troops being air dropped behind enemy lines to support the frontal attack on Normandy the next day.

Producer: U.S. Army Air Forces
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 16:45

Combat America (1945)


This film documents the efforts of the Flying Fortress crews of the 351st Bombardment Group. It shows everything from their training in Colorado to actual combat runs over Germany. It tells the story of their lives during this tense time.

Producer: U.S. Army Air Forces
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 59:35

It's Everybody's War (1945)


Another remidner of the need for Americans to keep sacrificing so we can win the war.

Producer: Twentieth Century-Fox
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 15:07

Remember These Faces (1945)


A war bond plea movie with several great interviews with front line soldiers.

Producer: U.S. Treasury, War Finance Division
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Run time: 17:12

Target Invisible (ca. 1945)

A dramatization of how radar was used in the war in Japan.

Producer: U.S. Army Air Forces
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 8:24

Birth of the B-29 (1945)


Learn how the B-29 was designed, manufactured and tested.

Producer: U.S. Army Air Forces
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 20:06

World War Two Film Collection DVD Volume 6
Films Concerning the Year 1945-1946

Mr. and Mrs. America (ca. 1945)


A film designed to energize the American citizens to keep working at full effect to win the war.

Producer: U.S. Treasury, War Finance Division, Motion Picture and Special Events Division
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 12:44

The Town (1945)


A film about the life and times of people in Madison, Indiana during the war.

Producer: U.S. Office of War Information, Overseas Branch
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 10:11

Suggestion Box (1945)

Thsi film shows how important suggestions from workers was to the war effort and goes over how suggestions can be made and how they are reviewed and implemented when they show an obvious improvement over the old way of doing things.

Producer: U.S. Office of War Information
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 8:53

Special Delivery (1946)


This Air Force film shows a variety of military jets and bombers with a primary emphasis on dropping an atomic bomd on the Bikini Atoll as part of Operation Crossroads.

Producer: U.S. Army Air Forces
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 11:49

Operation Crossroads (1946)


A documentary about the Able Day and Baker Day blasts of the atomic bomb tests at Bikini Island in the Pacific.The film looks at the tests from a variety of different angles with aerial cameras being used to record the blasts from various aspects. The footage begins with B-29 aircraft "Dave's Dream" dropping an atomic bomb on Bikini Atoll and continues by showing the explosive effects of the bomb as it unfolds.

Producer: Jam Handy Organization
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 26:36

A Tale of Two Cities (1946)


Film that shows the atomic bomb drops on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan and the incredible damage caused to the cities and its people.

Producer: U.S. War Department
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 12:02

U.S. News Review, Issue No. 3


A government newsreel showing the Canadian Mosquito Bomber, the capture of Milne Bay by the Allies, the Official Coast Guard song and much more.

Producer: U.S. Office of War Information
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 18:38

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