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United News, Release 134, 1944
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in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1944, originally published 1944), 11 mins
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. U.S. planes bomb Tokyo and return to Saipan; Generals Haywood Hansell and Emmett O'Donnell. 2. The 6th Army advances on Leyte and cares for displaced Filipinos. 3. A plane in flight picking up men from the ground. 4. French and U.S. troops enter Me...
in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1944, originally published 1944), 11 mins
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United News, Release 136, 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. Many fighter airplanes in Alaska, a lend-lease shipment, are inspected and flown away by Russians. 2. German radio equipment and operators are captured by the Coast Guard on and near Greenland. 3. France joins the UN And Secretary of State Stettini...
in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1945, originally published 1945), 10 mins
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Discussion of the Battle of Leyte Gulf, Philippines, 1944
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directed by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008; produced by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008; in Liberation of the Philippines, Battleline, 26 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997, originally published 1964, first release 1964), 9 mins
Oct 22 1944 MacArthur returns. On the central Philippine island of Leyte, the U.S. sixth army lands a 132,400 man invasion force with little opposition. But at sea, the Japanese reveal the “sho” Plan, which lures Adm. Halsey’s Third fleet our of the gulf. As the Japanese central force bears down on Adm. Kink...
directed by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008; produced by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008; in Liberation of the Philippines, Battleline, 26 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997, originally published 1964, first release 1964), 9 mins
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William Halsey at the Battle for Leyte Gulf, 1944
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directed by Alan Landsburg, 1933-; produced by Alan Landsburg, 1933-; in Profiles: Admiral William Halsey (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996, originally published 1963, first release 1963), 3 mins
Our story: Admiral William Halsey. To the men who fought under his command, he was known as 'Bull Halsey.' A rugged, colorful individualist. He was at his best when the odds were stacked against him. In the darkest days of World War II, he issued an order which was to become his personal battle cry, and the credo...
directed by Alan Landsburg, 1933-; produced by Alan Landsburg, 1933-; in Profiles: Admiral William Halsey (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996, originally published 1963, first release 1963), 3 mins
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