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United News: Release 1006 (1944) U.S. Air Bases in Russia [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. U.S. planes bomb Yugoslav and Hungarian cities and land in the Ukraine, where Ambassador Harriman and General Ira C. Eaker greet the crews and the Soviets stage a show for the U.S. fliers; General Perminov. 2. The island of Elba is taken by French troops; General Tassigny. 3. The mechanism of the German flying bomb is diagramed. 4. U.S. troops enter Cherbourg and take prisoners; rockets being armed, loaded on planes, and fired on rail centers.
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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
U.S. Air Bases in Russia
United States Air Bases in Russia
  • U.S. Air Bases in Russia (2:52)
  • French Forces Take Elba (0:58)
  • First Pictures of Flying Bomb (1:46)
  • Triumph at Cherbourg (3:15)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1944.
Publisher no.
41540 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (10 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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