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United News: Release 1010 (1944) Battle for France [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Allied armored troops roll forward near Caen and care for French refugees; female collaborators are herded through the streets; General Montgomery greets villagers. 2. Plywood is processed and used in the manufacture of landing craft, gliders, and small fighter planes. 3. U.S. troops parade in Cherbourg on Bastille Day; General de Gaulle. 4. Hitler and Goering inspect air raid damage in Berlin.
Release Date
1944
Run Time
8 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
Battle for France
Contents
  • Battle for France (2:40)
  • Plywood for War (2:10)
  • Bastille Day (1:35)
  • Germany is Doomed (1:00)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1944.
Publisher no.
41544 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (8 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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  • Access in Virgo Classic
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