- Title: CF822
Item 1 (10 mins) 1942 WWII
Leopold Stokowski conducts a Shostakovich symphony number 7 concert at a desert air base in the U.S. Edward G. Robinson speaks. Shows staged scenes of besieged Leningrad. U-boat sequence. Liberty ships. Sailors attend sonar school; depth bombs are dropped from a destroyer in the N. Atlantic. Anti submarine training for US Navy. Japanese films show Japanese infantry crossing a pontoon bridge in China, wading a river, pulling horse-drawn artillery through mire, and occupying a village.
Item 2 (17 mins) 1942
Battleship Row. Japanese actuality intercut with reconstruction of bombing of Pearl Harbour. Japanese fleet at sea on its way to attack Pearl Harbor, Japanese fleet commander aboard carrier calls on all personnel to face Tokyo and worship; pilots take off and bomb Pearl Harbor, battleships, fuel storage tanks, and Wheeler and Hickam Fields are hit. Japanese aircraft spot the British warships Prince of Wales and Repulse on their way to Singapore, a Japanese flier radios that the Prince of Wales sunk.
Item 3 (8 mins) 1944
Shots of UK factory workers – men and women constructing the B-29. B-29's operate from Chinese airfields. Shows Chinese workers.
- Master Title:CF822