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Why We Fight: Prelude to War

Prelude to War was the first film of Frank Capra's Why We Fight propaganda film series, commissioned by the Pentagon and George C. Marshall. It was made to convince American troops of the necessity of combating the Axis Powers during World War II. This film examines the differences between democratic and fascist states.


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Prelude to War (1942)
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Director: Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak
Writer: N/A
Stars: Victor Bulwer-Lytton, Kai-Shek Chiang, Walter Darré, Otto Dietrich
Runtime: 52 min
Genre: Documentary, War
Released: 27 May 1942
Plot: The official World War II US Government film statement defining the various enemies of the Allies and why they must be fought.