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American propaganda film to educate US soldiers going to France

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0972 | Film ID: 914

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.

Film Title
A Salute to France
Genre
Feature
Duration
00:09:03
Locale
Germany
France
Language
English
Genre/Form
Feature.
Propaganda.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-03-07 13:34:00
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