World War II prologue, U.S.A.

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Date
1956
Summary
Reviews, through documentary scenes taken from the National Archives, the historic events which led to the entry of the United States into World War II. Records the failure of the League of Nations to take strong action against the aggressive acts of Japan, Italy, and Germany. Highlights the war of nerves, the successive Axis aggression, U.S. Neutrality Acts, the various agreements and pacts, and the declaration of war by England, France, and the United States. 

Documentary of events leading to United States entry to World War II. Different stages through which American public opinion passed as events in Europe took place are described. 
Publishers
Indiana University Audio-Visual Center; Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc.; Lane Education Service District
Genres
Educational; Historical; War; Political; Newsreel; Documentary
Subject
World War, 1939-1945--Causes ; War--Causes
Collection
IU Audio-Visual Center
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Film (0:28:29); 16mm
Notes
Gift to the IUB Libraries from Instructional Support Services.
Copyright Date: 1956
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003414754; Other: GR00384778; MDPI Barcode: 40000003414754

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