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World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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Location:
541165_1_1
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
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Timecode:
1940  (Estimated Year)
B/W
08:48:49 - 08:52:48
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Original Film:
HD:
913
WPA 453
N/A
Educational film showing the events leading up to World War Two, and their effects on the U.S.

World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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Audio:
Location:
541165_1_2
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1940  (Estimated Year)
B/W
08:48:49 - 08:49:05
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Original Film:
HD:
913
WPA 453
N/A
DO NOT USE Map of Far East: Japan assumes protectorate of all of French Indochina; circle appears around Philippines.

World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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541165_1_3
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
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Timecode:
1940  (Estimated Year)
B/W
08:49:05 - 08:49:12
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Original Film:
HD:
913
WPA 453
N/A
General Douglas MacArthur pinning medal on Filipino soldier.

World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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Location:
541165_1_4
Yes
Various
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Timecode:
1940  (Estimated Year)
B/W
08:49:12 - 08:49:21
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Original Film:
HD:
913
WPA 453
N/A
Bow of Japanese ship "Tatuta Maru". Asian-American protesters with signs "Embargo Japan". Scrap iron being loaded onto ships with cranes.

World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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Audio:
Location:
541165_1_5
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1941  (Actual Year)
B/W
09:49:21 - 08:49:38
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Original Film:
HD:
913
WPA 453
N/A
Atlantic Charter, August 1941. President Franklin D Roosevelt standing, holding arm of officer. FDR and Winston Churchill on deck. Their 2 ships. Hi angle guard of honor on deck. FDR and Churchill seated, talking as they pose.

World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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Location:
541165_1_6
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1940  (Estimated Year)
B/W
08:49:38 - 08:49:42
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Original Film:
HD:
913
WPA 453
N/A
Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, in tent.

World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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Location:
541165_1_7
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1940  (Estimated Year)
B/W
08:49:42 - 08:49:52
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Original Film:
HD:
913
WPA 453
N/A
Ship cargo being unloaded via crane. Pan on crowd of men.

World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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Location:
541165_1_8
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1940  (Estimated Year)
B/W
08:49:52 - 08:50:00
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Original Film:
HD:
913
WPA 453
N/A
Adolf Hitler speaking at Reichstag. German Interior Minister Wilhelm Frick and OKW chief Wilhelm Keitel applauding.

World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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Location:
541165_1_9
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1941  (Actual Year)
B/W
08:50:00 - 08:50:05
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Original Film:
HD:
913
WPA 453
N/A
President Franklin D Roosevelt (FDR) and Churchill at Atlantic Charter meeting.

World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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Location:
541165_1_10
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1940  (Estimated Year)
B/W
08:50:05 - 08:50:13
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Original Film:
HD:
913
WPA 453
N/A
Premier Hideki Tojo speaking.

World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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Location:
541165_1_11
Yes
Various
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Timecode:
1940  (Estimated Year)
B/W
08:50:13 - 08:50:34
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Original Film:
HD:
913
WPA 453
N/A
Japanese Ambassador Nomura, Special Envoy Subaro Kurusu and Secretary of State Cordell Hull arriving at White House, then meeting at Hulls' office. Premier Hideki Tojo

World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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Location:
541165_1_12
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
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Timecode:
1941  (Actual Year)
B/W
08:50:34 - 08:51:11
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Original Film:
HD:
913
WPA 453
N/A
Pearl Harbor. Japanese pilot in cockpit, crew member checking sights. Mitsubishi Zero fighters zooming by. CU gloved hand turning dial. View from plane as bombs drop. Bombs hitting USN ships, exploding. (recreation) US pilot hurries to pull tarp off aircraft. Ships guns firing. (recreation) Zero being hit. Panning destruction in harbor. Battleships on fire.

World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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Audio:
Location:
541165_1_13
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1941  (Actual Year)
B/W
08:51:11 - 08:52:34
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Original Film:
HD:
913
WPA 453
N/A
President Franklin D Roosevelt (FDR) speaking to joint session of Congress, " Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. Americans listening to radios as audio of speech continues. Men gathered round car radio. Big crowd in street, traffic stopped. Japanese diplomats Nomura and Kurusu leaving office. Press taking photos, flashbulb going off. Two young Caucasian couples in modern living room listening to radio. President Franklin D Roosevelt (FDR) speaking to joint session of Congress, With confidence in our armed forces - with the unbounding determination of our people - we will gain the inevitable triumph -- so help us God. Pull back to GV for applause at end of speech

World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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Audio:
Location:
541165_1_14
Yes
Various
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1940  (Estimated Year)
B/W
08:52:34 - 08:52:48
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
913
WPA 453
N/A
Titles appear "These words marked the entry of the United States into World War II..." etc.