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United News: Release 141 (1945) Air Assault Tactics [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. "Attacks" by airborne troops using gliders and parachutes in a training maneuver. 2. Land, sea, and air tests of rockets by the Navy. 3. General Stilwell relaxing at home in California and sitting at his desk in Washington, D.C. 4. The manufacture of B-29 bombers, a fuel depot in China, and a bombing of Thailand. 5. Airplanes take off and land on an aircraft carrier; one plane crashes. 6. Generals Krueger and MacArthur watching a sea bombardment of Luzon; the 6th Army fights on the island.
Release Date
Run Time
11 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
Air Assault Tactics
  • Air Assault Tactics (1:25)
  • Navy Rockets in Firepower Tests (2:09)
  • General Stilwell Takes Over New Command (0:45)
  • B-29 Bombers in Quantity Production (1:38)
  • Carrier Planes Come Home from Battle (1:33)
  • The Advance to Manila (2:46)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1945.
Publisher no.
41578 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (11 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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