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United News: Release 2 (1942) New York Hails War Heroes of United Nations [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Allied troops receive a ticker-tape parade. 2. Army motorcycle dispatch riders take cross-country test. 3. Henry Ford and Donald Nelson inspect bomber and tank plants. 4. Victory ships are constructed and launched. 5. General Hugh Drum and Admiral Andrews attend an Army-Navy benefit horse race. 6. South American military experts view U.S. land and air forces. 7. U.S. soldiers and nurses arrive in Australia; allied planes and antiaircraft guns battle Japanese planes.
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Run Time
10 min.
6 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 11, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
New York Hails War Heroes of United Nations
  • New York Hails War Heroes of United Nations (0:52)
  • U.S. Motorcycle Dispatch Riders Pass Road Test (0:48)
  • U.S. Arms Plants Speed Production (1:21)
  • Shipbuilding Program Hits All-Time High (2:19)
  • Turf Champions Race for Army-Navy Relief Fund (1:08)
  • INter-American Military Experts See U.S. Air Power (0:44)
  • War News From Australia (2:32)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1942.
Publisher no.
41406 Films Media Group
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Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (10 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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