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United News: Release 118 (1944) Grasshopper Planes on Bougainville [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. A light plane conducts reconnaissance on Bougainville; artillery blasts Japanese positions; infantry units advance. 2. Governor Dewey welcomes the liberation of Paris. 3. Allied troops invade southern France; a coastal village is occupied after a raging battle between shore batteries and naval guns; French underground members welcome the allies.
Release Date
1944
Run Time
11 min.
Language
English
Rating
6 & up
Notes
  • 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
Grasshopper Planes on Bougainville
Contents
  • Grasshopper Planes on Bougainville (1:04)
  • Governor Dewey Hails Liberation of Paris (1:18)
  • Allies Land in Southern France (7:20)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1944.
Publisher no.
41522 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (11 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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