- Title: CF818
02:00:36 - 02:09:51
.Women of Steel.
Report on activities at Republic Steel Co. plants. Women work in a metallurgical laboratory, test steel by weighing, move steel from blast furnaces to forges with cranes, weld tank treads and landing barges, operate company locomotives, tractors, forklift trucks, load freight cars, and oil machinery. Father and daughter at work. GVs of women carpenters, shipbuilders. Shows cafeteria and washroom and lockers. Lee Dunning – welder and blood doner. Wants to give job to soldier after war. Describes production records set by women. Women at work, women war workers, Rosie the Riveter.
02:09:53 - 02:18:55
Springfield, New Jersey and its citizens' interest in the war effort.
Morale boosting of old home town. Star in window sign of man away at war. Mother writes to GI son. Daily life in town, postman, milkman, girl receiving letter, reading newspapers. A church service. Supplies are dropped to Australian troops near Salamaua, New Guinea; American and Australian troops working together. A Japanese machine gun is captured; wounded are evacuated; one plane fails to take off and crashes in the jungle. Baseball match with Leo Du Rocher and the Brooklyn Dodgers. Small town USA, WW2 homefront USA.
02:19:02 - 02:29:29
How US army help refugees / displaced persons from Belgium, France, Poland and Germany. Herded into a field; given food, clothing, and medical care and return home. DP camps, medical examination, fumigating queues, Food halls, playing cards, sleeping quarters. GVs of people talking, knitting, baby in bed.
Shows brief shots of Charleston, W.Va.; Springfield, Ill.; Newark, N.J.; Tucson and Winslow, Ariz.; Whiteville, Va.; and Fall River, Mass.
American occupation troops parade in Germany in 1919. Shows wives and children of U.S. servicemen who are overseas. Mary Small sings. Map of Germany with Swastika zooming out from map.
- Keywords:USA, WW2, SECOND WORLD WAR,
- Master Title:CF818