The Battle of China

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Release Date: January 1, 1944

Run Time: 65 mins

Genre: Documentary

Color: Black and White

Country: USA

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