The Battle of China

United States, 1944

TV show
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Episode number 6 of Series “Why we fight”.
An intriguing story which explores China’s 4000 year historical culture, it’s vast and rich lands, and its most abundant asset - human manpower. Japan’s total commitment to conquer, rule and utilise China’s resources, in order to control Asia, begins with a rebel ring which masks Japan’s Royalty. The psychological mesmerising of the masses, and Japan’s invasion of the world’s longest surviving civilisation, culminates in the terrifying aspects which may have altered the world history forever. Recalls Chinese development of the compass, printing, astronomy, gunpowder and porcelain.

Credits

producer

Frank Capra

production company

United States. War Dept.

Duration

01:00:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1944

Appears in

Group of items

Why we fight

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

35959

Language

English

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945 - China

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945 - Japan

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

History → China - History - 20th century

History → History

History → Japan - History - 1912-1945

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - United States

Television → Television series

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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