WWII Home Front Newsreel ” America’s Call to Arms” 1941

WWII Home Front Newsreel “America’s Call to Arms” 1941

Created at the outset of WWII, this Castle Film newsreel shows America as the “Arsenal of Democracy” producing men and materials for the war effort. Basic training and testing of military equipment is shown, along with the construction of tanks, ships, guns, planes and other war material. Some of the spectacular footage included shows tanks driving through buildings and over obstacles, soldiers fording rivers, and naval exercises.