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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Japanese Navy in Nanking China, 1937

Japanese advance by sea to Nanking, China; warships, naval plane, soldiers landing.
Online
1937
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Women Staging a Sit-in, ca. 1937

Various strikes: The sit-in invented by auto workers; separately, seven women protest stage show producers' decision not to hire blondes.
Online
1937
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Japanese Troops in Canton China, ca. 1938

Sino-Japanese War: Japanese troops enter Canton; effects on Chinese inhabitants
Online
1938
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Freighter Launch, 1938

Launch of a freighter for service on inland Great Lakes Waterway.
Online
1938
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: US Ambassador to Germany Replaced, 1938

US switches ambassadors to Germany; Hugh Wilson replaces William Dodd; Dodd says he doesn't want to be an envoy to a fascist state that denies religious and intellectual liberties.
Online
1938
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Churchill Speech, 1939

Churchill speech after outbreak of war; says that Britons won't believe Nazi propaganda and won't quit.
Online
1939
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Evacuation From Dunkirk, 1940

World War II - Evacuation of BEF (British Expeditionary Force) from Dunkirk
Online
1940
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Air Combat, 1940

World War II - RAF in action. Air-to-air shots of RAF (Royal Air Force) planes in dogfights with Luftwaffe.
Online
1940
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Invasion of Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg, 1940

World War II - Nazi Germany invades Holland, Belgium, and Luxembourg. Churchill becomes British Prime Minister.
Online
1940
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: British Troops in Belgium, 1940

World War II - BEF (British Expeditionary Force) moves into Belgium
Online
1940
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Air Combat by the RAF, 1940

World War II - RAF fighters in action. Air-to-air shots of RAF in dogfights
Online
1940
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Australian Soldiers, 1940

World War II - Narrated newsreel piece about R+R for Australian soldiers
Online
1940
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Churchill Speech About the Battle of Britain, 1940

World War II - Battle of Britain footage w/audio of Churchill speech praising RAF pilots for defending Britain; "never have so many owed so much to so few
Online
1940
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Japan Bombs Chungking, 1940

World War II - Japanese bombing of Chungking
Online
1940
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The WPA Film Library [electronic resource]: Invasion of Luxembourg - German Language, 1940

World War II - German newsreel of invasion of Luxembourg by the Nazis. German Voiceover.
Online
1940