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Writers:
William Hanna (written by) and
Joseph Barbera (written by)
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Release Date:
26 June 1943 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
As Tom and Jerry stage their typical fight sequences, the patriotic soldier theme of the title is evidenced... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Won Oscar. See more »
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Extremely Good; Well--Deserved Academy Award Winner See more (8 total) »

Directed by
Joseph Barbera 
William Hanna 
 
Writing credits
William Hanna (written by) and
Joseph Barbera (written by)

Produced by
Fred Quimby .... producer
 
Original Music by
Scott Bradley 
 
Animation Department
Pete Burness .... animator
George Gordon .... animator
Kenneth Muse .... animator
Irven Spence .... animator
Jack Zander .... animator (credited on original issue)
Harvey Eisenberg .... layout artist (uncredited)
John Didrik Johnsen .... background artist (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
8 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
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According to animator Mark Kausler, Irven Spence was responsible for the action, while Kenneth Muse took care of the facial expressions.See more »
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Yankee DoodleSee more »

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9 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Extremely Good; Well--Deserved Academy Award Winner, 19 December 2006
Author: ccthemovieman-1 from United States

This is a Tom & Jerry "war" cartoon with Jerry in the war mode pulverizing hapless Tom. Right from the beginning when he's tossing "hen-grenades" (eggs) to the end, he's using all kinds of objects as warfare. There are bunch of clever references to war slogans but modified, such as "That Friendly Rat May Tell The Cat" as one of the old warnings to use to give folks about being careful who you talk to, etc.

Jerry, complete a bottle-cap for a helmet, also dive-bombs the poor cat, riding paper airplanes with firecrackers, until he's finally shot down but he parachutes with a bra and lands safely. He even uses smoke screens by dragging a bag of flour along the ground. - whatever he can think up to win the "war." It's all clever and very funny.

This is non-stop action with a patriotic ending. I have no argument about this winning an Academy Award for best animated short.

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