World War 2 war material production and farmers increase production of wheat, corn, and vegetable oil crops in the U.S.
United States USA Date:1942 Duration:5 min 30 sec Sound:Yes
Agricultural progress motivated by the demands of World War II, in the United States. Houses and trees on a farm. Chickens roam in front. Night time battle scenes during World War 2 with smoke, bombs, and tracers. Men work in war material and munitions factories for the manufacturing and production of war tools and equipment. Molten steel poured in molds. A sign, "Defense Plant. Part of the Aresenal of Democracy." Cattle graze on the farm. Recruited and Mobilized United States soldiers march on streets of a town in America. Farmer supervises a grain processing machine in a field. Farmer works on a red Allis-Chalmers tractor. Wheat combine harvester in a field. Corn being harvested in a field. A soybean field and a farmer holds up a soybean plan. A rotating display shows harvested oils and their uses such as heavy soy oil for brake linings, soy flake flour, soy cake coatings and uses in auto parts. Tractor with attachment being used to harvest soybeans.Farmer on tractor on the farm. 'Lake County Oil Mill' written on an oil tank in Tiptonville Tennessee. Rotating display of bottled and canned linseed oil products including oil and paints for painting war equipment. Farmer on tractor harvesting flax seed for linseed oil. Close view of farmer's hands holding flax plants. Production of peanut oil. Farmers hand holding a bunch of peanut plants. Display of peanuts and peanut oil. Tractor driven on peanut farm. Workers harvest peanuts. Farmer on tractor drives on field of castor bean plants. Rotating display shows products made from oils including insecticides, plastics, fibers. Farmers hands holding a bunch of cotton. Worker in field picking cotton. Farmer shows a new variety of longer staple cotton and stretches out the fibers which can be used for parachute cords.
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