Steeled for Christmas: a wartime propaganda film

Each year I watch this 1940 film — squarely propaganda to soften American opinion for Britain, which was already at war — to grace Christmas with solemnity if not exactly cheer. I once saw this at a historical screening, but since finding it at YouTube I’ve been able to share Christmas Under Fire.

Again, for your consideration…

By Scott Wells

Scott Wells, 46, is a Universalist Christian minister doing Universalist theology and church administration hacks in Washington, D.C.

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