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United News: Release 74 (1943) News of the War in Italy [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. U.S. engineers repair water facilities in Naples; 5th Army units march northward. 2. Douglas fir is felled in Canada. 3. Italian fliers land their planes and join the allies. 4. Chinese and U.S. troops swim a river in Burma to take up new positions. 5. Planes carry out low-level bombing attacks on Wake Island.
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11 min.
6 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 16, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
News of the War in Italy
  • News of the War in Italy (1:55)
  • Canada Speeds Huge Timber Crop to War (1:22)
  • Italian Fliers Join Allies as Co-Belligerents (1:01)
  • Chinese Army Prepares for Action in Burma (2:10)
  • U.S. Navy Blasts Wake Island by Sea and Air (3:36)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1943.
Publisher no.
41478 Films Media Group
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Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (11 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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