The Nazis Strike
- 41 min
This propaganda documentary film, part of the "Why We Fight" series, was released in 1943 by the United States government during the closing days of World War II. Such films were often shown in movie houses as an introduction to the primary picture. The piece details the rise of Hitler and the Nazi party in the events leading up to the invasion of Poland that set off armed conflicts during World War II. Featuring extensive interviews and archival war footage, the film is designed to reach Americans who had grown weary of wartime in presenting the full scope of war crimes committed during Hitler's brutal reign.