Prisoners Of Propaganda

Prisoners Of Propaganda

The History Channel  |  April 24, 2011

In 1943, the Imperial Japanese Secret Service made a film called Calling Australia! to show the 'exemplary conditions' under which prisoners of war were kept and to 'soften up' the Australian public for the anticipated occupation of their country by Japanese forces. This program tells why the film was made and how it came to be forgotten.

In 1943, the Imperial Japanese Secret Service made a film called Calling Australia! to show the 'exemplary conditions' under which prisoners of war were kept and to 'soften up' the Australian public for the anticipated occupation of their country by Japanese forces. This program tells why the film was made and how it came to be forgotten.

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