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United News: Release 1031 (1944) French Honor American Heroes [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Members of the 5th Infantry Division, including General Stafford LeRoy Irwin, receive the Croix de Guerre at Metz. 2. U.S. soldiers help clear London rubble and rebuild homes. 3. General Eisenhower wishes a merry Christmas to representatives of Allied troops. 4. 17 Congressmen inspect battle lines near the German border and are greeted by General Patton. 5. Artillery bombards Kiel, and German troops surrender; Congressmen Matthew J. Merritt; Clare Boothe Luce; John Martin Costello; John Parnell Thomas.
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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
French Honor American Heroes
  • French Honor American Heroes (1:11)
  • American Soldiers Rebuild London's Bombed Homes (1:47)
  • Supreme Allied Commander Sends Greetings (1:04)
  • United States Representatives Inspect Front (1:44)
  • Western Front Reaches Rhine (3:49)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1944.
Publisher no.
41564 Films Media Group
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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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