Examining Spying, Treason, Education, Spy Detection
Japanese Mindset and Japanese Internment Programs
This collection of six World War II era films explore the steps
America took to prevent spying and espionage on our soil. It includes
detailed training films for military personnel as well as steps
taken to intern the Japanese living in America and why the steps
taken were necessary for the safety and security of the United States.
This film collection runs for 1 hour 23 minutes.
Here are the films included in this collection.
1) Subversion And Espionage Directed Against The Military - This
is a military educational film showing how spies work the crows
around military bases to gather sensitive information. It includes
scenarios such as interactions in bars, at social activities and
2) Safeguarding Military Information (1941) - This film explores
the notion that "loose lips sink ships" by showing the
type of damage loose conversation can have - including sabotage,
destruction of naval vessels and much more.
3) A Challenge to Democracy (1944) - This film explains the Japanese
Internment program - showing Americans that the Japanese actually
work to pay their way in the internment camps and shows that they
are still socially involved and why the program is necessary.
4) Japanese Relocation (ca. 1943) - This is another look at the
WWII Japanese internment camps.
5) My Japan (1945) - A Japanese anti propoganda film designed to
educate the masses about the danger the Japanese present to the
American way of life and why it is essential that people buy savings
bonds to help fight this menace.
6) Our Enemy: The Japanese (1943) - A film exploring the Japanese
lifestyle and philosophy to prepare American troops for what to
expect while fighting them.
Here are some sample clips from the DVD