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United News: Release 114 (1944) U.S. Prepares More Paratroops for Battle [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Paratroops train and jump from planes. 2. General de Gaulle presents the Legion of Honor to General Mark Clark. 3. A navy salvage crane at work off the Atlantic coast. 4. At Hunter College in New York City, WAVES pass in review for Mayor La Guardia. 5. Admirals King and Nimitz visit Saipan. 6. A volcano wrecks homes in Paricutin, Mexico.
Release Date
Run Time
8 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
U.S. Prepares More Paratroops for Battle
United States Prepares More Paratroops for Battle
  • U.S. Prepares More Paratroops for Battle (1:22)
  • General De Gaulle Decorates Fifth Army Commander (1:20)
  • Huge Naval Salvage Crane in Action (0:46)
  • Waves Celebrate Second Birthday (1:36)
  • U.S. Admirals Visit Saipan (0:42)
  • New Volcano Erupts on Mexico (1:36)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1944.
Publisher no.
41518 Films Media Group
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Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (8 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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