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Prelinger Archives: World at War (Part I) (1942) [electronic resource]

Prelinger Archives
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Facts speak for themselves in this Prelinger Archives film--"a pictorial record of a decade of war that led to the attack on Pearl Harbor and the Western Hemisphere." Beginning with the destruction of the U.S. naval base on Oahu and President Roosevelt's denunciation of Japan, the motion picture flashes back to Japan's invasion of Manchuria; Italy's invasion of Ethiopia; the Anschluss; the Spanish Civil War, a proving ground for fascist forces; the annexation of the Sudetenland and occupation of Czechoslovakia; the blitz against Poland; and Germany's invasion of Denmark and Norway, followed by Holland and Belgium. "Nothing has been staged. Every scene in this record is authentic.
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26 min.
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 21, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
World at War. (Part I) (1942)
World at War (Part I) (1942) (26:00)
Footage provided by U.S. Office of War Information.
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1942.
Publisher no.
41738 Films Media Group
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Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (26 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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