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Why We Fight Collection(1942-1945)


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Why We Fight: Prelude to War(1942)

3.3/5 (with 21 votes)

Prelude to War was the first film of Frank Capra's Why We Fight propaganda film series, commissioned by the Pentagon and George C. Marshall. It was made to convince American troops of the necessity of combating the Axis Powers during World War II. This film examines the differences between democratic and fascist states.

Directed by Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak - With Walter Huston, Victor Bulwer-Lytton, 2nd Earl of Lytton, Chiang Kai-shek, Richard Walther Darré, Otto Dietrich, Hans Frank, ...

Why We Fight: Divide and Conquer(1943)

57min | Documentary
3.4/5 (with 4 votes)

The third film of Frank Capra's 'Why We Fight" propaganda film series, dealing with the Nazi conquest of Western Europe in 1940.

Why We Fight: The Battle of Britain(1943)

PG
| 53min | Documentary, War, History
3.7/5 (with 4 votes)

Exciting newsreel footage highlights this award-winning documentary of Britain's gallant stand against the encroaching Nazi horde. As the British people fight bravely, Hitler orders the Luftwaffe to begin the London Blitz in the hope of bringing England to her knees.

Why We Fight: The Battle of Russia(1943)

1h 23min | Documentary, War, History
3.5/5 (with 8 votes)

"The Battle of Russia," Chapter V of Frank Capra's "Why We Fight" series, follows the beginning of the end for Adolph Hitler.

Directed by Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak - With Walter Huston, Joseph Stalin, Vyacheslav Molotov, Hermann Göring, Alfred Jodl, Wilhelm Keitel, ...

Why We Fight: The Nazis Strike(1943)

42min | War, Documentary
3.4/5 (with 6 votes)

This second part of the 'Why We Fight' series documents the spread of Nazi ideology and the relentless advance of Germany's military machine through neighboring Rhineland, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Poland.

Why We Fight: The Battle of China(1944)

1h 2min | War, Documentary
3.3/5 (with 3 votes)

The sixth film illustrates Japan's occupation of China, including Madame Chiang Kai-Shek's stirring address before congress, the rape of Naking, the great 2,000 mile migration, and Claire Chennault's Flying Tigers.

Why We Fight: War Comes to America(1945)

1h 10min | Documentary, War
3.5/5 (with 4 votes)

Part VII of the "Why We Fight" series of wartime documentaries. This entry attempts to describe the factors leading up to America's entry into the Second World War.

Directed by Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak - With Dean Acheson, Lloyd Nolan, Walter Huston, Haile Selassie I, Benito Mussolini, Hermann Göring, ...
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