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Frank Capra's Prelude to war / DVD


Why We Fight (1942) - Prelude to War

This documentary supervised by Lt. Col. Frank Capra demonstrates how the diplomatic and political blunders made in the wake of WWI led to WWII. While America sleeps, Japan and Germany slowly and methodically build their armies and launch their plans for global conquest. Throughout this film, the lies of fascism and totalitarianism are contrasted with the ideals of Democracy. This film was shown to both civilian and military audiences.

Videodisc release of the 1942 motion picture put out by the U.S. War Department.

Frank Capra, producer/director ; Eric Knight and Anthony Veiler, screenwriters.

Academy Award for best documentary 1942.

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