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United News: Release 145A (1945) New Fighter Plane Flies Tail First [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. A new fighter plane is tested. 2. General MacArthur is present as civilians are liberated from Manila prison camps. 3. Secretary of State Stettinius and Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller attend the Inter-American Conference at Mexico City. 4. U.S. troops penetrate the Siegfried line in northern France and take prisoners. 5. The 5th Marine Division lands on Iwo Jima and advances across the island behind naval and aerial bombardment.
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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
New Fighter Plane Flies Tail First
  • New Fighter Plane Flies "Tail First" (0:42)
  • Civilians Freed From Manila Prison (1:43)
  • Inter-American Conference Opens in Mexico (1:26)
  • Through the Siegfried Line to the Rhine (2:36)
  • President Roosevelt Reports on Crimea Meeting (2:58)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1945.
Publisher no.
41582 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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