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Inside Fighting China

Inside Fighting China

| 22 min

This wartime newsreel from 1942 documents the efforts of China to deal with Japanese aggression.

  • producer
    Stuart Legg
  • script
    Stuart Legg
  • editing
    Stuart Legg
  • narrator
    Lorne Greene


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Ages 15 to 17

History - World War II

Supplement to the study of World War II from the Chinese perspective as China struggles with the advancing Japanese. Discuss the concept of “the common good” as it applies to China’s efforts to stave off the Japanese threat. Have students comment on the involvement of women and children in the war effort. Discuss why China was considered a leader in military strategy early in the war. Have students comment on the tone of the film’s narration.

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