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United News: Release 63 (1943) First U.S. Army Women Arrive in England [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Colonel Hobby reviews a Women's Army Corps parade; WAC tours the European countryside. 2. Commercial movies are converted to 16mm for showing at army posts; Ann Miller, Greer Garson, Linda Darnell, John Garfield, Judy Garland, Betty Grable, Heddy Lamar. 3. Trout are sorted and graded at a Canadian fish hatchery. 4. Filipino troops in the U.S. Army are issued bolo knives. 5. Naval air cadets practice landings on a modified freighter on one of the Great Lakes. 7. General Patton enters Palermo, Sicily.
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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
First U.S. Army Women Arrive in England
  • First U.S. Army Women Arrive in England (1:24)
  • Hollywood Movie Stars and Studios All Out for War (1:47)
  • Canada Stocks Lakes With Fish Dropped From Air (1:14)
  • Filipino Regiment Receives Bolos For Combat (0:41)
  • Newest Inland Aircraft Carrier Tested by Navy (0:52)
  • Sicilians Hail American Army of Occupation (2:25)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1943.
Publisher no.
41467 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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