Why We Fight: Divide and Conquer

  • 9 10
  • 1942
  • 55min
Why We Fight: Divide and Conquer
  • Original Title: Why We Fight: Divide and Conquer

In the third installment of the Why We Fight series, director Frank Capra describes Hitler's deceptive strategy to conquer, one by one, the first European territories.

Why We Fight: Divide and Conquer
Awards

AWARDS: Winner. Oscar for Best Documentary

Why We Fight: Divide And Conquer

This is the third film of Frank Capra's Why We Fight propaganda film series, dealing with the Nazi conquest of Western Europe in 1940.

The film begins immediately after the fall of Poland. Of the two major Western Allies of 1940, the United Kingdom is first to be mentioned. 

The role of the Royal Navy in blockading Germany is highlighted, in that it means that Germany must overcome British resistance in order to clear the way for its world conquest.
 

All the episodes of the Why We Fight series:

Why We Fight : Prelude to War
Why We Fight: The Nazis Strike
Why We Fight: Divide and Conquer
Why We Fight: The Battle of Britain
Why We Fight: The Battle of Russia (Part One)
Why We Fight: The Battle Of Russia (Part Two)
Why We Fight: The Battle of China
Why We Fight: War Comes to America

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