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Big Picture, Episode 372, Pictorial Report Number 29
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Three subjects are covered in this week's issue. The first report covers the shipment of packet platoons to overseas areas. These platoons are composed of men trained both as combat soldiers and specialists--possessors of special skills, talent, and know-how the Army needs in the right place at the right time. Fro...
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United News, Release 164, 1945
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in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1945, originally published 1945), 10 mins
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. General Buckner observes artillery of the 10th Army; Navy planes blast Japanese positions on Okinawa; Australian troops land on Borneo and General MacArthur arrives; Navy torpedo boats assault a Borneo oil depot. 2. Sections of a floating drydock a...
in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1945, originally published 1945), 10 mins
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Big Picture, Episode 268, Okinawa -- Keystone of the Pacific
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Experience the American Journey through our country's visual heritage in this historical recording provided by the National Archives of the United States. From the U.S. Army's 'The Big Picture' television series, 1950-1975. A little over a hundred years ago Commodore Matthew E. Perry landed on Okinawa. He was so i...
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Big Picture, Episode 436, The Admiral Nimitz Story
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Raised on the extensive plains of Texas, Admiral Nimitz had never seen an ocean when he entered Annapolis at the beginning of the century. Yet, forty years later he rescued the world's largest body of water from the tyranny of one of the mightiest fleets ever assembled. His incredible and brilliant victories at Mi...
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Big Picture, Episode 559, USARPAC
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USARPAC! The United States Army, Pacific. With its base of operations in Hawaii, USARPAC's fighting arm extends over an ocean area of 12 million square miles, ready to move at a moment's notice to contain the tide of Communist aggression. In this episode, viewers will see the USARPAC soldier in action in Hawaii, J...
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United News, Release 149, 1945
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in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1945, originally published 1945), 10 mins
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. British and U.S. carrier-based planes bomb Okinawa. 2. The Navy demonstrates a new aerial fire bomb. 3. Cargo ships are launched at Houston, Texas, under the French flag, and the aircraft carrier Midway is launched at Newport News, Virginia. 4. Tro...
in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1945, originally published 1945), 10 mins
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Universal Newsreels, Release 413, July 5, 1945
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 413 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1945, originally published 1945), 9 mins
This video, published by Universal Pictures Company Inc., is about the Battle for the Ryukyus.
in Universal Newsreels, Release 413 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1945, originally published 1945), 9 mins
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War Chronicles, 7, Return to the Philippines / Okinawa … The Last Battle
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directed by Don Horan, 1927-1996, in War Chronicles, 7 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1985), 44 mins
Combines graphic combat footage and expert commentary to present a view of the battles and strategy, the men and machines, and the horror and heroism of the war in the Pacific.
directed by Don Horan, 1927-1996, in War Chronicles, 7 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1985), 44 mins
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Big Picture, Episode 347, Pictorial Report Number 24
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Covers training and activity of "The Chaplain School" at Fort Slocum, N.Y. Here is the only school of its kind in the world where "Soldiers of God" train and prepare themselves for a spiritual mission of answering to the religious and moral needs of men of the United States Army -- wherever they are stationed, whe...
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Big Picture, Episode 423, Okinawa - Bastion of the Pacific
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This episode the The Big Picture, produced by the Army Pictorial Service, is about Okinawa's role in today's tense world.
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