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United News: Release 41 (1943) Two New Cruisers Join U.S. Navy [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. The Biloxi and the Astoria are launched. 2. Work on a dam on Canada's Saguenay River. 3. Red Cross boxes for U.S. POWs are shipped. 4. Academy Awards are presented to James Cagney and Greer Garson. 5. Burned fir trees are transported. 6. Royal Air Force ground crews in training. 7. Italian women and children return to Italy. 8. Madame Chiang Kai-shek visits Wellesley College. 9. Allies in New Guinea.
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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
Two New Cruisers Join U.S. Navy
  • Two New Cruisers Join U.S. Navy (1:09)
  • Canada Rushes Huge Power Plant for War Work (1:00)
  • U.S. Red Cross Ships Boxes to War Prisoners (0:39)
  • Hollywood Stars Win Awards for Year's Best Films (0:36)
  • Burned Forests Yield 13 Billion Feet of Timber (1:11)
  • R.A.A.F. Crews Learn to Fight Like Commandos (0:57)
  • Italian Children in Ethiopia Sent Home by British (0:37)
  • First Lady of China Visits U.S. Alma Mater (0:35)
  • Allied Offensive Smashes Japs on New Guinea Front (2:04)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1943.
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41445 Films Media Group
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1 streaming video file (10 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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