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United News: Release 140 (1945) Allied Bombers Strike on Two Fronts [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Japanese oil fields in Borneo and a German airfield are bombed. 2. General Lucian K. Truscott presents decorations to the 92nd Infantry Division, 5th Army. 3. General Albert Wedemeyer as the new Commander of Army Forces in China; Ambassador Hurley presents his papers to Chiang Kai-shek. 4. Boxing matches between American, English, and French soldiers in Rome. 5. Diagrams and the manufacture and testing of a robot bomb. 6. Japanese planes bomb a fleet in the Philippines; the 6th Army lands and fights at Lingayen, Luzon.
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Run Time
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
Allied Bombers Strike on Two Fronts
  • Allied Bombers Strike on Two Fronts (0:58)
  • 92nd Infantry Division Honored in Italy (0:50)
  • Americans in New Posts in China (0:55)
  • Inter-Allied Boxing Meet (1:32)
  • New Robot Bombs Tested (1:40)
  • Landing on Luzon (3:17)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1945.
Publisher no.
41577 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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