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Rosie the Riveter

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Newsreels and documentary footage of the World War II era show what life was like on the American home front. Episode 1 highlights American women who answered the call to duty in the armed forces and in factories and shipyards at home. Episode 2 examines how the seeds of the sexual revolution were sown in wartime. In episode 3, the war ends suddenly and millions in the armed forces are demobilized, setting vast social changes in motion.
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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The War

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Tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America.
DVD
2007
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Century of Warfare: The History of the United States at War in the 20th Century

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Chronicles the history of the United States military in the 20th century. Original film footage records U.S. particpation in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam War and the Persian Gulf War of 1991.
DVD
2000
Clemons (Stacks)
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Prelude to War: & the Nazis Strike

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Prelude to war: Recounts the Japanese incursion into Manchuria, the Italian conquest of Ethiopia, and the beginnings of the Nazi takeover in Eastern Europe. The Nazis strike: Documents the relentless advance of Germany's military machine, as Hitler's armies terrorize their victims with blitzkrieg tactics and spread through the Rhineland, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Poland.
DVD
2000; 1943
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Battle of China: & War Comes to America

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The Battle of China (1944): Depicts Japanese aggression against China during World War II and describes Japan's plans for world conquest. Recalls Chinese development of the compass, printing, astronomy, gunpowder, and porcelain. War comes to America (1945): Briefly reviews the history of the United States and describes the characteristics, habits, and beliefs of the American people. Explains the events from 1931 to 1941 that caused the United States to enter World War II
DVD
2000; 1943
Clemons (Stacks)
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Why We Fight: 7 December 7th

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Briefly reviews the history of the United States and describes the characteristics, habits, and beliefs of the American people. Explains the events from 1931 to 1941 that caused the United States to enter World War II.
DVD
2012; 1942
Clemons (Stacks)
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Hollywood at War

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This program shows how the government enlisted Hollywood, Tin Pan Alley, and Madison Avenue to inspire the American people after Pearl Harbor. With documentaries, movies, music and humor, America's entertainers rallied both civilians and the armed forces.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)