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The case of the tremendous trifle / a Signal Corps production.
Date
1944
Main contributor
United States. Army. Signal Corps
Summary
Shows to the men and women of American industry the vital importance to the war effort of all the little parts that they are making. Discusses the importance of ball bearings to the Nazi war effort and the Allied strategy of crippling the bearings industry. Shows the planning and intelligence gathering that led to the bombing of ball bearing factories in Schweinfurt.
Contributors
United States. Army. Signal Corps; United States. War Department.; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Publisher
War Department
Genres
Propaganda films.; Nonfiction films.; Short films.
Subjects
World War, 1939-1945; Equipment and supplies; Aerial operations, American; Bearings industry; History
Time period
Bombardment, 1943
Location
Schweinfurt (Germany)
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (20 min.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm.
Notes

"Exclusive for the men and women of American industry"--Opening frame.

Statement of Responsibility

a Signal Corps production.

Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 7818322; LCCN: 73704363; OCLC: ocm04090620; OCLC: 4090620