Prelude to War was the first film of Frank Capra's Why We Fight World War II propaganda film series. It was made to convince American troops of the necessity of combating the Axis Powers during World War II. ...more on Wikipedia about "Prelude to War"
The Battle of China was the sixth film of Frank Capra's Why We Fight propaganda film series. It describes the modern history of China, with the founding of the Republic of China by Sun Yatsen, and leads on to the Japanese invasion. The invasion of China is explained in terms of the four-step plan for Japanese conquest, mentioned in the Tanaka Memorial (now generally thought to be Chinese black propaganda). ...more on Wikipedia about "The Battle of China"
The Battle of Russia was the fifth film of Frank Capra's Why We Fight propaganda film series. It is the longest film of the series, beginning with an overview of previous failed attempts to conquer Russia: by the Teutonic Knights in 1212 (footage from the Soviet propaganda film Alexander Nevsky is used here), by Charles XII of Sweden in 1704, by Napoleon I in 1812 and by Imperial Germany in World War I. ...more on Wikipedia about "The Battle of Russia"
The Nazis Strike was the second film of Frank Capra's Why We Fight propaganda film series. It introduces Germany as a nation which has had aggressive ambitions for decades, beginning with Otto von Bismarck and with the Nazis as their latest incarnation. Hitler's plan for world conquest is described in terms of Halford John Mackinder's Heartland Theory. ...more on Wikipedia about "The Nazis Strike"
Why We Fight is the name of a propaganda series of seven newsreels commissioned by the United States government during World War II to demonstrate to American soldiers the reason for U.S. involvement in the war. Later on it was also shown to the general U.S. public to educate them about the need for American intervention. ...more on Wikipedia about "Why We Fight"
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