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History of World War II: The American Housing Crisis

1944 Rated NR 1hr 5m

Having shipped its men off to fight in World War II, America subsequently suffered a severe shortage in housing, since there weren't enough workers to build homes. This documentary examines the troops' triumphant homecoming to a country without sufficient homes. Victorious abroad, the returning soldiers were defeated in finding a roof over their heads on the domestic front. The solutions, both brilliant and stopgap, then spawned a building boom.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.