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United News: Release 19 (1942) U.S. Bombers Raid Nazi-Held France [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. General Eaker supervises the preparation of flying fortresses for a bombing mission. 2. A mailman is awarded an "M" award for home manufacturing of steering gear parts for cargo vessels. 3. U.S. troops land unopposed in the Aleutian Islands. 4. President Roosevelt sees tanks manufactured and tested at the Chrysler Tank Arsenal in Detroit, tours the Ford bomber plant with Henry Ford and Charles E. Sorenson, and visits Army and Navy installations.
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Run Time
9 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. Bombers Raid Nazi-Held France
United States Bombers Raid Nazi-Held France
  • U.S. Bombers Raid Nazi-Held France (3:46)
  • One-Man Factory Wins U.S. award (0:46)
  • Action in the Aleutians (1:26)
  • Roosevelt Tours U.S. War Plants (2:36)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1942.
Publisher no.
41423 Films Media Group
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Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (9 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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