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United News: Release 122 (1944) New U.S. Jet Propulsion Plane [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Jet-assisted takeoffs by U.S. Navy planes. 2. Canadians pack Christmas packages for prisoners of war. 3. Generals Marshall and Arnold address the American Legion Convention in Chicago. 4. Uruguay celebrates its 119th year of independence; Ambassador Dawson attends. 5. B-29s being made and flying; General Chennault greets the first crew to arrive in China and decorates General Kenneth B. Wolfe. 6. UNRRA meets in Montreal; addresses are made by Mackenzie King and Herbert Lehman.
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Run Time
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
New U.S. Jet Propulsion Plane
  • New U.S. Jet Propulsion Plane (0:45)
  • Xmas Packages for War Prisoners (0:54)
  • Generals Address American Legion (1:06)
  • Uruguay Celebrates Independence Day (2:09)
  • The B-29 (2:44)
  • UNRRA Meets in Montreal (2:09)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1944.
Publisher no.
41526 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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