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Universal Newsreels, Release 292, May 8, 1944
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 292 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1944, originally published 1944), 8 mins
This video, published by Universal Pictures Company Inc., is about battle preparations and the D-Day invasion of Normandy, France.
in Universal Newsreels, Release 292 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1944, originally published 1944), 8 mins
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Battleline, 20, Guadalcanal
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directed by Sherman Grinberg, 1927-1982; produced by Sherman Grinberg, 1927-1982, in Battleline, 20 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997, originally published 1963), 22 mins
U.S. Marines are ordered to take the key Pacific island of Guadalcanal in 1942 and destroy the Japanese airfield, effectively severing the enemy’s reach towards Australia. This classic program incorporates authentic WWII archival film footage and accounts from soldiers on both sides of the battleline on Guadalca...
directed by Sherman Grinberg, 1927-1982; produced by Sherman Grinberg, 1927-1982, in Battleline, 20 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997, originally published 1963), 22 mins
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United News, Release 33, 1943
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in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1943, originally published 1943), 10 mins
Japanese ships smashed at Guadalcanal, 1943: 1. Burning and sunken ships. Marine Gens. Alexander Vandegrift and Clayton Vogel. 2. Navaho women make gifts for Red Cross packages. 3. Tests of a Constellation cargo plane. 4. Henry J. Kaiser ignites a blast furnace at a new steel mill. 5. Motorcycle dispatch ride a tr...
in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1943, originally published 1943), 10 mins
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United News, Release 77, 1943
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Moscow Pact a Triumph for United Nations, 1943: 1. Sec. Hull, Molotov, Eden, Averell Harriman, and T.V. Soong sign the Moscow Pact. 2. Marines celebrate 168th anniversary. 3. Gen. Clark receives an honorary degree from Naples University. 4. Chiang Kai-shek, Adm. Mountbatten, and Gens. Stilwell and Somervell meet i...
in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1943, originally published 1943), 8 mins
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United News, Release 124, 1944
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in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1944, originally published 1944), 10 mins
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. General George Brett decorates Chilean soldiers and attends a military show. 2. The funeral of Al Smith, with flashbacks from his life. 3. A victory garden produces watermelons for soldiers in the Pacific. 4. Princess Martha visits the Norwegian Na...
in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1944, originally published 1944), 10 mins
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United News, Release 25, 1942
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This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. A UN rally and parade in Santiago, Chile. 2. A naval battle rages off the Solomon Islands; Admirals Halsey and Nimitz; General MacArthur lands in New Guinea; planes land reinforcements; artillery pounds Japanese positions; infantry advances through...
in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1942, originally published 1942), 10 mins
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United News, Release 27, 1942
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This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. U.S. bombers take off from a Guadalcanal airfield; a long column of marines advances behind artillery support; Admiral Nimitz decorates General Vandegrift and others. 2. The cruiser Boise docks and Admiral King decorates members of the crew. 3. Pre...
in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1942, originally published 1942), 9 mins
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Discussion of William Halsey and the Guadalcanal Campaign, 1942-1943
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directed by Don Horan, 1927-1996; produced by Sammy Jackson, fl. 1985; in Admiral William 'Bull' Halsey: Naval Warrior, Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994), 10 mins
Sail into battle with one of the most celebrated naval commanders in American history. In the darkest days of World War II, he exhorted his troops to 'Hit hard. Hit fast. Hit often.' Once the American Navy was ready to fight, he oversaw some of the greatest victories in its history. From his time commanding destro...
directed by Don Horan, 1927-1996; produced by Sammy Jackson, fl. 1985; in Admiral William 'Bull' Halsey: Naval Warrior, Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994), 10 mins
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Discussion of John F. Kennedy's Military Service in World War II, 1941-1943
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produced by Rhys Thomas; in J.F.K.: A Personal Story, Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005, originally published 1996, first release 1996), 15 mins
Relive the glory moments of John F. Kennedy's life as BIOGRAPHY-® presents the compelling story of this unforgettable leader and the rich dynasty he left behind. John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr. will always be remembered as the youthful president who inspired America a charismatic leader who gave the nation a sense of...
produced by Rhys Thomas; in J.F.K.: A Personal Story, Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005, originally published 1996, first release 1996), 15 mins
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Climate and Terrain Conditions Affecting U.S. Soldiers on Guadalcanal, 1942-1943
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produced by John Joseph, fl. 2001; in Battleground, Color of War, 3 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2001), 3 mins
Fighting in every theater of war, allied soldiers faced an extraordinary range of harsh terrains and severe climates. In this program, the experience of the infantryman is examined through personal recollections of World War II veterans.
produced by John Joseph, fl. 2001; in Battleground, Color of War, 3 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2001), 3 mins
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