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Abel, Richard. “Charge and Countercharge: “Documentary” War Pictures in the USA, 1914–1916.” Film History: An International Journal 22, no. 4 (2010): 366-388.

Allison, Tanine. “Screen Combat: Recreating World War II in American Film and Media.”  PhD dissertation, University of Pittsburgh, 2010.

Anderegg, Michael A., ed. Inventing Vietnam: The War in Film and Television. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1991.

Campbell, Craig W.  Reel America and World War I: A Comprehensive Filmography and History of Motion Pictures in the United States, 1914-1920.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1985.

DeBauche, Leslie Midkiff.  Reel Patriotism: The Movies and World War I. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1997.

Dick, Bernard F.  The Star-Spangled Screen: The American World War II Film.  Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1985.

Dick, Bernard F.  The Screen is Red: Hollywood, Communism, and the Cold War.  Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2016.

Dittmar, Linda, and Gene Michaud, eds.  From Hanoi to Hollywood: The Vietnam War in American Film.  New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2000.

Doherty, Thomas P.  Projections of War: Hollywood, American Culture, and World War II. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999.

Eberwein, Robert, ed.  The War Film.  New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2005.

Evans, Joyce A. Celluloid Mushroom Clouds: Hollywood and the Atomic Bomb. Boulder: Westview Press, 1998.

Frost, Jennifer. “Dissent and Consent in the “Good War”: Hedda Hopper, Hollywood Gossip, and World War II Isolationism.” Film History: An International Journal 22, no. 2 (2010): 170-181.

Hunter, Robert E. “Fingers on the Button: American Atomic Policy in Mainstream Film, Radio, and Television, 1945-1960.” PhD dissertation, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2008.

Isenberg, Michael T.  War on Film: The American Cinema and World War I, 1914-1941. Rutherford: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1981.

Koppes, Clayton R. and Gregory D. Black, Hollywood Goes to War: How Politics, Profits and Propaganda Shaped World War II Movies. New York: Free Press, 1987.

Maloney, Sean M.  Deconstructing Dr. Strangelove: The Secret History of Nuclear War Films.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2020.

Mitchell, Greg.  The Beginning or the End: How Hollywood- and America- Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.  New York: The New Press, 2020.

Sachsman, David B., S. Kittrell Rushing, and Roy Morris Jr., eds. Memory and Myth: The Civil War in Fiction and Film from Uncle Tom’s Cabin to Cold Mountain. West Lafayette, Ind.: Purdue University Press, 2007.

Shaheen, Jack, ed.  Nuclear War Films.  Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1978.

Shull, Michael S. Doing their Bit: Wartime American Animated Short Films, 1939-1945. 2nd ed. Jefferson NC: McFarland, 2004.

Shull, Michael S. and David Edward Wilt, eds. Hollywood War Films, 1937-1945 : An Exhaustive Filmography of American Feature-length Motion Pictures Relating to World War II. Jefferson, NC McFarland & Co., 1996. 

Sturma, Michael. “Movies Under the Sea: Film, Morale, and US Submarines During World War II.” Journal of Popular Culture 47:6 (2014): 1213-1225.

Welky, David.  The Moguls and the Dictators: Hollywood and the Coming of World War II.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.

Wetta, Frank J. Celluloid Wars: A Guide to Film and the American Experience of War. New York: Greenwood Press, 1992. 

Yavenditti, Michael J.  “Atomic Scientists and Hollywood: The Beginning or the End?”  Film & History 8:4 (1978): 73-88.

Yogerst, Chris.  Hollywood Hates Hitler: Jew-Baiting, Anti-Nazism, and the Senate Investigation into Warmongering in Motion Pictures.  Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2020.

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