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United News: Release 1018 (1944) Prelude to Victory [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. General Eisenhower lays a wreath at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris and speaks to the French people. 2. Free French and U.S. troops enter Marseilles; U.S. troops join in a parade honoring the French underground. 3. Allied troops enter Le Havre, Antwerp, and Brussels behind artillery and aerial bombardment; General Montgomery receives accolades in Brussels; the 7th Army enters Lyons and collaborationists are marched through the streets.
Release Date
1944
Run Time
10 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
Prelude to Victory
Contents
  • Prelude to Victory (2:01)
  • Marseilles Liberated (1:37)
  • Allies Set for Final Drive (5:17)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1944.
Publisher no.
41552 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (10 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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  • Access in Virgo Classic
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