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The Earthmovers / a Signal Corps production ; with cooperation of Combat Film Units of the Marines, Army Air Forces and the United States Navy.
Date
1944
Main contributor
United States. Army. Signal Corps
Summary
Shows heavy equipment of all types used by the Corps of Engineers and the Seabees during World War II. Describes how the "work power" of military construction units clears beaches of mines, constructs new roads, builds bridges and airstrips, and sets up water purification systems. Contrasts the pre-technological building techniques of China, India, and Africa with the technological might of the U.S. military.
Contributors
United States. Army. Signal Corps; United States. War Department.; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Publisher
War Deptartment
Genres
Sponsored films.; Propaganda films.; Nonfiction films.; Short films.
Subjects
World War, 1939-1945; Engineering and construction; Equipment and supplies; Earthmoving machinery; Construction equipment industry
Location
United States
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (14 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 ; with cooperation of Combat Film Units of the Marines, Army Air Forces and the United States Navy.

Other Identifiers
: ocm19865258; OCLC: ocm19865258; OCLC: 19865258