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United News: Release 28 (1942) British Pursue Rommel in Libya [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Tanks of the British 8th Army roll past the wreckage of Rommel's Afrika Korps in Libya; supply bases established on the British route. 2. Canadian mounted police officially open the Alcan highway and truck convoys roll northward. 3. Allied troops advance through wet New Guinea jungles and are supplied from the air. 4. Carrier-based planes fight Japanese planes off New Guinea; an aircraft carrier is set afire but remains afloat.
Release Date
1942
Run Time
10 min.
Language
English
Rating
6 & up
Notes
  • 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
British Pursue Rommel in Libya
Contents
  • British Pursue Rommel in Libya (1:35)
  • New Route Links U.S. and Alaska (0:51)
  • Allies Drive on in New Guinea (1:15)
  • U.S. Carrier Beats Off Air Attack (5:13)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1942.
Publisher no.
41432 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (10 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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