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The Front of Steel ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB527123
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Stuart Legg
Directors:  John McDougall
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Ottawa), Office national du film du Canada (Ottawa)
Subject:  Business Studies, Canadian History, Documentary, Tech/Voc, World History
Language:  French
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1940
Running Time:  10:55


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The need for steel and steel workers in modern warfare is the theme of this film. The mechanized units of the German army are shown, followed by an explanation of how their war machine was developed. In Canada, Bren guns, ambulances, transport trucks and submarine chasers are manufactured to meet the needs of World War II.



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