WWII Home Front: 'Fix It' Slogan (1942)

Alan Taylor's 20-part World War II restrospective is a sweeping look back at the war that defined a century. This week he shares photographs from the home front, so here at the Video channel we've selected a few highlights from the Internet Archive's vast collection of films from this era. 

This excerpt from a U.S. News Review reel promotes the home front slogan "Fix It," encouraging citizens to repair and reuse old appliances and clothing. 

To watch the film in its entirety, visit the Internet Archive

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