Construction of houses for people involved in defense activities and workers at industrial centers in the United States.
United States USA Date:1941 Duration:3 min 15 sec Sound:Yes
Film 'Homes For Defense' on the construction of homes for war workers under the Division of Defense Housing Coordination in the United States. Houses constructed for soldiers. Houses for the people who construct planes, ships and guns for the protection of America. Slum houses. A car parked outside a house. Children stand near a fence outside the house. A map shows industrial centers. Men move to various industrial centers. Newport News: workers work on machinery for the Battle of Atlantic. Hartford: workers work on machine guns. Detroit: workers in an auto industry. Rock Island: workers in industry make coastal field artillery. Rolla Waynesville: army men at a training center. Corpus Christi: Army men at a new airfield to accommodate the expanding air force. Aircraft in flight. San Diego: workers construct planes in a factory. Signs of the various housing agencies that are doing a special job under the coordinated program.
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