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United News: Release 155 (1945) U.S. Turns to Japan After German Defeat [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Secretary of State Stettinius, Anthony Eden, Molotov, and Mackenzie King meet in San Francisco; lights go on in New York City and Washington, D.C., as blackouts are lifted. 2. A Chinese orphan is adopted by the 14th Air Force. 3. Survivors are taken from a bombed hospital ship. 4. President Truman greets his mother at the White House. 5. General Montgomery accepts the surrender of German troops in Germany. 6. General Jodl surrenders to General W.B. Smith in France; General Eisenhower is present.
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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
U.S. Turns to Japan after German Defeat
United States Turns to Japan after German Defeat
  • U.S. Turns to Japan after German Defeat (2:17)
  • Chinese Orphan Finds Home with U.S. Airmen (1:51)
  • Japanese Attack Kills 29 on U.S. Hospital Ship (1:05)
  • President Truman's Mother Flies to Washington (0:46)
  • Germany Surrenders (1:37)
  • Eisenhower Witnesses Germany's Surrender in France (2:12)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1945.
Publisher no.
41593 Films Media Group
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1 streaming video file (11 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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