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United News: Release 64 (1943) American Bombers Smash Axis Oil Fields in Romania [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. 175 Liberator bombers based in Libya bomb Ploesti; General Lewis Brereton. 2. Churchill and family are greeted in Quebec by Mackenzie King. 3. General Stilwell presents the Legion of Merit to Chiang Kai-shek. 4. 15 members of one family who work at the Kaiser Ship Yards. 5. Convalescing sailors sightsee in the Yosemite Valley. 6. General Patton is welcomed in Sicily; army engineers construct mountain highways; captured Germans.
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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
American Bombers Smash Axis Oil Fields in Romania
  • American Bombers Smash Axis Oil Fields in Romania (2:16)
  • Churchill in Canada for War Parley (1:39)
  • Chiang Kai-shek Receives Highest U.S. Foreign Award (0:38)
  • Biggest Family of Shipbuilders Help Win War (1:08)
  • Sea Veterans Win Well-Earned Rest in National Park (0:53)
  • Latest Films From Sicily (1:35)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1943.
Publisher no.
41468 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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