Hollywood Patriots: Ronald Reagan
Before he was the 40th president of the United States, Ronald Reagan was a Hollywood actor. And he was always a patriot. See him in three war-time films preserved by the National Archives.
Recognition of the Japanese Zero Fighter
Reagan is featured in this 1943 film dramatizing the experience of a fighter pilot who learns the importance of knowing the difference between Japanese and US aircraft.
Burgess Meredith and Reagan star in this dramatic 1943 documentary on the training of an aerial rear gunner in WWII.
The General Patton Story
Reagan narrates this 1963 documentary that examines the military career of the famous general.