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United States Army Service Forces Morale Service Division

Overview
Works: 73 works in 94 publications in 1 language and 1,865 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Historical films  Maps  Nonfiction films  War films  Posters  Military maps  World maps  Wall maps 
Classifications: D742.23, 940.5488
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Most widely held works by United States
World war II : why we fight( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Propaganda series originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort
Why we fight( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parts one and two of a propaganda series of seven information films shown to the American G.I. in the 1940's. Originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort. 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
Why we fight( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parts three and four of a propaganda series of seven information films shown to the American G.I. in the 1940's. Originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort. Divide and conquer: Recounts the successive defeats of Denmark, Norway, Holland, Belgium, and France by the seemingly invincible German army, as seen in dramatic footage from both sides of the battle. The Battle of Britain: Exclusive Army footage and captured Nazi film portray the indomitable spirit of the heroic Londoners during the blitz by the Luftwaffe, and to outline Hitler's six-point plan to annihilate England
Why we fight( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parts six and seven of a propaganda series of seven information films shown to the American G.I. in the 1940's. Originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort. 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
Why we fight( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part five of a propaganda series of seven information films shown to the American G.I. in the 1940's. Originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort. The battle of Russia: Celebrates the spirit of the long-suffering Soviet people as they heroically repulse the Nazi invasion threatening their homeland. Tracing their history of war with Germany to the 13th century, it depicts the bitter struggles for Moscow, Kiev, Leningrad, and Stalingrad, and the effects of their winters on would-be conquerors from Napoleon to Hitler
Newsmap by United States( )

in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Battle of Russia by Frank Capra( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle of Russia: Celebrates the spirit of the long-suffering Soviet people as they heroically repulse the Nazi invasion threatening their homeland. Tracing their history of war with Germany to the 13th century, it depicts the bitter struggles for Moscow, Kiev, Leningrad, and Stalingrad, and the effects of their winters on would-be conquerors from Napoleon to Hitler
Frank Capra's WWII : why we fight( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of the legendary Why We Fight propaganda series of seven informative films directed by the Frank Capra. This series was used in the early phases of the war to build morale among both soldiers and those left behind on the home front. Also included is the documentary The Negro Soldier intended to encourage racial tolerance and promote harmony after blacks were allowed to serve in the military
Prelude to war ; The Nazis strike( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Divide and conquer ; The Battle of Britain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divide and conquer: Recounts the successive defeats of Denmark, Norway, Holland, Belgium, and France by the seemingly invincible German army, as seen in dramatic footage from both sides of the battle. The Battle of Britain: Exclusive Army footage and captured Nazi film portray the indomitable spirit of the heroic Londoners during the blitz by the Luftwaffe and outline Hitler's six-point plan to annihilate England
Newsmap by United States( )

in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weekly issues featured maps of the world and local areas seeing fighting, brief summaries of military action during the week, and photographs of troops and materiel; also included were recognition cues for tanks, ships, and planes; information about enemy organization, equipment, and uniform insignia; strategies for defeating or evading enemy weapons; detailed maps; highlights of service achievement; and inspirational posters and photo montages
The battle of China ; War comes to America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
World War II : why we fight : the battle of Russia, the battle of Britain, the battle of China( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of World War II era propaganda series "Why We Fight" features three installments. The battle of Britain is an account of Great Britain's last stand against the forces of Nazi Germany, and the hard-fought but successful battle to maintain both air superiority and the Britons morale. The battle of Russia covers Russia's historic resistance to invasion, how those qualities were called upon in the war, and their determination to win against the seemingly invincible forces of Nazi Germany. The battle of China discusses China's history, and its people who use all their resources to oppose Japan's aggression, as well as why the Japanese want to conquer it
Catalog of the United States Armed Forces Institute by United States Armed Forces Institute( Book )

2 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II : why we fight : war comes to America, prelude to war, the Nazis strike, divide and conquer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War comes to America covers the shifting opinion in the US towards siding with the Allies against the Axis until the attack on Pearl Harbor, leading American into full scale involvement. Prelude to war was a US Army training film during WWII before theatrical release. It compares the 'free' and 'slave' worlds and the development of dictatorships in Italy, Germany and Japan. Also included are the rise of antimilitarism and isolationism in the US, plus enemy propaganda. The Nazis strike displays German's acts of diplomatic and military aggression. Learn of the Nazi's consistent underhanded violation of every promise of peace and its exploitation of their foes attempts of appeasement until the invasion of Poland in September of 1939. Divid and conquer chronicles the English and French declarations of war against Germany to the conquest of France by the Nazi. Learn how a combination of innovative Nazi tactics and the acts of traitors allowed for the conquest of most of Europe
World War II collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This set is a propaganda series of seven information films shown to the American G.I. in the 1940's. Originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort
The Battle of China by ( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parts six and seven of a propaganda series of seven information films shown to the American G.I. in the 1940's. Originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort. The Battle of China (65 mins.): 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 (70 mins.): 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
Newsmap by United States( )

in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II : why we fight : prelude to war & the nazis strike( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part one of a propaganda series of seven information films shown to the American G.I. in the 1940's. Originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort. 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
World War II : Why we fight ; World War II greatest battles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Side A includes the first two of a series of seven information films originally produced by the United States government to document the causes and events leading up to World War II and to exhort Americans to support the war effort. 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 advance of Hitler's armies through the Rhineland, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Poland. Side B includes The Normandy Invasion, which was filmed by U.S. Coast Guard cameramen, and The Victory, which focuses on the final year of the war on both fronts, including the liberation of Rome, Paris, and the Philippines
 
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