Japanese atrocities against Chinese people; burning Chinese cities; U.S. war bonds fund weaponry in fight against Japan.
East Asia Date:1944 Duration:2 min 37 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. propaganda film during World War 2 aimed at spurring investment in U.S. War Bonds. Narrator opens and closes film asking audience "Have you killed a Jap today?" Scenes of American workers at munitions and ware equipment factories. Images (some real footage and some staged) of Japanese soldiers murdering Chinese civilians, bombing and burning Chinese cities, burying Chinese civilians alive, and executing Chinese civilians and American soldiers. Bodies of Chinese dead being loaded into trucks. Narrator explains that investment in U.S. War Bonds, fueling manufacture of armament and war supplies can bring justice against Japanese atrocities and kill Japanese soldiers. American people working in factories. Iron being forged. Workers work at factory machines. They shovel coal into a combustion chamber. Skyline views of San Francisco, Chicago, Pittsburgh and New York. U.S. War Bond for $100 is shown. American tanks, trucks, shells, airplanes and guns used to fight Japanese soldiers. Views of dead Japanese soldiers lying on the ground and on screen messaging, "Every War Bond kills a Jap!" encouraging Americans to buy war bonds in bond drive number 6.
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