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United News: Release 163 (1945) Liberation of Prague [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. German S.S. troops fight Czech civilians in Prague streets; Russian and Czech troops enter the city; a parade honors Eduard Benes. 2. UNRRA sends cattle to Europe. 3. James Byrnes is sworn in as Secretary of State; other leaders and personalities include President Truman, Edward Stettinius, Chief Justice Stone, and Cordell Hull. 4. General de Gaulle reviews a liberation parade in Paris. 5. Generals Chiang Kai-shek and Wedemeyer confer in China.
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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
Liberation of Prague
  • Liberation of Prague (2:43)
  • U.S. Livestock for War-Ravaged Nations (0:51)
  • James F. Byrnes, New Secretary of State (1:01)
  • Paris Parade Hails Rebirth of France (1:13)
  • Chiang Kai-shek Confers with U.S. General Wedemeyer (0:33)
  • U.S. Takes Many Prisoners in Pacific War (2:58)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1945.
Publisher no.
41601 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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