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Warclouds in the Pacific

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This archival film from 1941 examines the new Japan which was emerging at the beginning of the 1900's ans was firmly established as an industrialized nation by the outbreak of World War II. Facing the greatest threat in their history, the democracies of the Pacific took careful stock of this new Japan and its strength, and erected a vast system of defense across the world's greatest ocean. This archival film reflects the social and cultural values and beliefs prevalent at the time of production.

1941, 20 min

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