Watch World War II Women - We Can Do It!

  • 2019
  • 1 Season

The complete series about the importance of Woman during the second World War from the Visions of War series.

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Seasons
Women in the News Part 1
10. Women in the News Part 1
June 11, 2019
Scenes of 1st contingent of 165 women arrive by plane in Honolulu; Women war workers leave their children in nursery schools. Shows scenes at the schools and in industry. Mrs. Roosevelt attends a ceremony honoring nurses who served in the Pacific. Shows women operating a lumber mill, testing tanks, and making guns.
Manpower
9. Manpower
June 11, 2019
The battle for industrial production in World War II brings Americans into factories. Training is provided and agencies are formed to help people into the right jobs. Women join the workforce and mechanical accommodations are made for them. Factories that previously made peacetime products re tool to make war materials.
Women in Defense
8. Women in Defense
June 11, 2019
On wartime activities of women. Women feed guinea pigs and record their weights; attend nutrition lectures; design working clothes for women; sew uniforms, airplane wing fabric and parachutes; assemble and inspect precision instruments; operate drill presses and lathes in a machine shop; and wrap surgical dressings for the Red Cross.
Victory Is Our Business
7. Victory Is Our Business
June 11, 2019
Footage showing how factories changed from peacetime production to wartime production. This film was intended to inspire Americans and show how America would win the war with the help of her workers. Weapons made in Ohio are shown being used on the battlefield with a patriotic narration and music.
It's Everybody's War
6. It's Everybody's War
June 11, 2019
Plea for increased commitment by Americans to win the war.
Glamour Girls of 1943
5. Glamour Girls of 1943
June 8, 2019
A look at the role of American women in the war effort.
Every Minute Counts
4. Every Minute Counts
June 8, 2019
This film was produced to heighten productivity in civilian home-front industries during World War II. Aimed at employers and workers alike, it shows problems faced by some workers (especially working women) in balancing home and family duties against the necessity to report to work on time and work regular hours.
We're in the Army Now
3. We're in the Army Now
June 8, 2019
Women enter a WAAC recruiting office, fill out applications, take physical examinations, and take the oath. Shows a series of various duties and recreation. WAAC's parade at the end of their training period. Newly assigned WAAC's arrive at their quarters. The first WAAC detachment in North Africa is shown. Depicts clerical, technical, and other types of work done by WAAC's.
The Army Nurse
2. The Army Nurse
June 8, 2019
Shows the daily life and work of the army nurse, including training and off-duty activities.
Freedom Comes High
1. Freedom Comes High
June 8, 2019
A young wife learns that freedom must sometimes be paid for in lives, when her husband's ship is struck during battle.
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  • Premiere Date
    June 8, 2019