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United News: Release 116 (1944) U.S. Troops Consolidate Pacific Islands [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Artillery units on Saipan bombard Japanese positions on Tinian; General Holland Smith inspects positions on Guam as Marines advance from pillbox to pillbox. 2. General Devers welcomes Brazilian troops debarking in Naples. 3. President Roosevelt, General MacArthur, Admiral Nimitz, and Admiral Leahy converse on a cruiser anchored in Pearl Harbor; the President witnesses a demonstration of small arms firing; F.D.R. addresses navy yard workers at Bremerton, Washington.
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Run Time
10 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. Troops Consolidate Pacific Islands
United States Troops Consolidate Pacific Islands
  • U.S. Troops Consolidate Pacific Islands (1:38)
  • Brazilian Troops Disembark in Italy (2:36)
  • President Roosevelt Visits Pacific War Theater (4:36)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1944.
Publisher no.
41520 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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