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United News: Release 11 (1943) U.S. And Canada Push Strategic Alaska Highway [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Tractors and bulldozers clear forests in Canada for the Alcan Highway. 2. Speed boats in California. 3. A transport plane is tested. 4. Dutch Marines man coastal guns at Paramaribo, Dutch Guiana. 5. U.S. troops presented in a Detroit arena. 6. Aerial gunners in an air show. 7. Australian pilots test planes in New Guinea.
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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
U.S. and Canada Push Strategic Alaska Highway
United States and Canada Push Strategic Alaska Highway
  • U.S. and Canada Push Strategic Alaska Highway (1:12)
  • Speedboats Race for Gold Trophy (0:51)
  • Mightiest Troop Carrier Tested (1:21)
  • Free Dutch Still Fight (2:17)
  • Spectacular Army Show Thrills U.S. (1:03)
  • Army Gunners in Mass Promotion (1:05)
  • U.S. Planes Speed Anzac Daredevils. (1:18)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1943.
Publisher no.
41415 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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