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WWII - 1942, Prelude to War R1 of 6

Reel Number: 220665-01

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1930s,1940s



TC Begins: 15:00:18

TC Ends: 15:09:26

Duration: 00:09:08

Why We Fight - Prelude to War American troops parade - Short sequences Pearl Harbor - London Blitz - Fall of France - China - Czechoslovakia - Norway - Poland - Holland - Greece - Belgium - Albania - Yugoslavia - Russia. Armament production superimposed over map of USA. Animated graphics showing Free World and Enslaved World. Sequence re religion - Ten Commandments - Koran - Confucius - Bible. Parchment with Declaration of Freedom. Statues Washington, Jefferson, Garibaldi, Lafayette, Bolivar, Lincoln. Various paintings and statues depicting fight for freedom. Government buildings. Graphic re enslaved world. Short sequences - Fascists in Rome - demonstrations in Rome - soup kitchen - Fascists in trucks - Young Mussolini wearing Top Hat and Tails. Germany - Inflation, Demonstrations - young Hitler cheered. Various shots German armies parade. Kaiser reviews troops. German industrialists with Hitler. Riots in Germany very short

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