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United News: Release 42 (1943) U.S. Army Prepares for Invasion of Europe [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. U.S. troops storm a beach in practice. 2. Anthony Eden and Lord Halifax converse with Secretary of State Hull. 3. A steel life raft is tested. 4. Snowplows clear roads in Canada. 5. Soldiers unload mules. 6. Destroyer escorts and tankers are launched. 7. Coast Guardsmen patrol beaches. 8. Lend-lease tanks are used in Australia. 9. A volcano buries a town in Mexico.
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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. Army Prepares for Invasion of Europe
United States Army Prepares for Invasion of Europe
  • U.S. Army Prepares for Invasion of Europe (1:23)
  • Anthony Eden in U.S. for Talks on Post-War Plans (0:28)
  • New Life Raft for U.S. Seamen (1:03)
  • Heavy Snows Hit Eastern Canada (0:37)
  • U.S. Army Drafts Missouri Mules (0:51)
  • New Ships Pour From U.S. Yards (1:07)
  • Mounted Coast Guard on Patrol (0:38)
  • Tanks on Guard in Australia (1:07)
  • A New Volcano Erupts in Mexico (1:23)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1943.
Publisher no.
41446 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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  • Access in Virgo Classic
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