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United News: Release 117 (1944) Allies Study Post-War Security [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Cordell Hull, Edward Stettinius, Alexander Cadogan, and Andrei Gromyko attend the Dumbarton Oaks Conference in Washington, D.C. 2. Celebrations in Reykjavik as Iceland becomes a republic; General William Key. 3. Shasta Dam is opened; views of the dam and its electrical equipment. 4. Japanese planes attack ships off Saipan; U.S. troops land on islands off New Guinea; troops fight and supplies are dropped on Guam; women and children are fed and treated at hospitals.
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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
Allies Study Post-War Security
  • Allies Study Post-War Security (1:44)
  • Iceland Becomes Republic (0:49)
  • First Power From Mighty Shasta Dam (1:04)
  • Pacific Islands Campaign (5:50)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1944.
Publisher no.
41521 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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