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United News: Release 38 (1943) Motor Torpedo Boats Maneuver Off Panama Canal [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Torpedo boats and fighter planes in mock battle. 2. Generals Spaatz and Doolittle present U.S. planes to French in North Africa. 3. College men practice rowing in Washington State. 4. A submarine crew refurbishes vessel. 5. Norway's prince and princess open a home for Norwegian refugees. 6. French battleship docks in the U.S. 7. Polish refugees reach Iran and establish a village.
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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
Motor Torpedo Boats Maneuver Off Panama Canal
  • Motor Torpedo Boats Maneuver Off Panama Canal (0:49)
  • French Fliers in Africa Get New U.S. Warplanes (0:40)
  • University Boys in Rowing Classic in Pacific Coast (0:51)
  • U.S. Navy Heroes Win Awards for Raids on Japan (1:09)
  • Prince Olav Opens Home in U.S. for Norway's Seamen (0:53)
  • French Warships Refitted in U.S. to Fight Axis (1:00)
  • Polish Refugees In Iran Carry on Fight For Freedom (2:27)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1943.
Publisher no.
41442 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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  • Access in Virgo Classic
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