The Battle of China
Release Date: January 1, 1944
Run Time: 65 mins
Color: Black and White
Director: Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak
Stars: Claire Chennault, Kai-Shek Chiang, Madame Chiang, Teh Chu
Synopsis: In this 1944 installment of the Why We Fight propaganda series, the country of China is on full display. A brief history of China reveals why the Japanese wanted to conquer it and felt confident about succeeding. Japan eventually learned of China’s determination and found its aggression opposed. Such historical figures as Kai-Shek Chiang, Teh Chu, Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Douglas MacArthur are featured, with actor Walter Huston providing the voice of Abraham Lincoln!
Format: Pro-Res, 23.98 fps, SD