WHY WE FIGHT – Divide and Conquer & The Battle of Britain
These acclaimed documentaries were made during World War II, using actual newsreel footage, by three Oscar winners: Frank Capra of the U.S. Army Signal Corps, composer Dimitri Tiomkin, and actor-narrator Walter Huston.
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DIVIDE AND CONQUER
The third film in the series recounts of 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. Approx. 54 minutes, black/white.
THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN
This film uses exclusive Army footage and captured Nazi film to portray the indomitable spirit of the heroic Londoners during the blitz by the Luftwaffe, and to outline Adolf Hitler’s six-point plan to annihilate England. Approx. 52 minutes, black/white.