American propaganda film to educate US soldiers going to France
- Film Title
A Salute to France
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
An American anti-war propaganda film produced by the U.S. Office of War Information to educate US soldiers before going to France. Some scenes are staged.
Reel 4: Shows French POWs in a German camp, the Free French fleet and air squadrons, scuttled French warships in Toulon, and advancing Allied troops. French troops are reviewed by de Gaulle and in Great Britain, and Russian and French underground fighters kill German sentries, blow up bridges, and ambush German motorcycle columns. Germans seize and execute French hostages.
Record last modified: 2018-11-27 10:57:01
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