The Battle of Russia
Historic Battles • 1h 21m
Why We Fight is a series of seven propaganda films, produced by the US Army Signals Corps, under the direction of Frank Capra, between 1942 and 1945. The films were intended to be shown to US troops before they departed overseas. The mission of the films was two-fold: to provide an informative overview of the war; and to boost morale and instil loyalty in the troops.
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