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United News: Release 167 (1945) P-80 Is World's Fastest Plane [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. The P-80 on a trial run. 2. Marshall Henri Petain is tried for treason in Paris; the segment also features Edouard Daladier and Albert LeBrun. 3. U.S. troops relocate an Okinawa village and construct an airfield on its original site. 4. President Truman, Stalin, Ernest Bevin and Clement Attlee meet at Potsdam. 5. Admiral Halsey directs the 3rd fleet in bombing and bombarding Japan.
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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
P-80 Is World's Fastest Plane
  • Jet-Propelled P-80 Is World's Fastest Plane (0:40)
  • Marshall Petain is Tried for Treason (1:48)
  • Entire Village on Okinawa Moved by War (1:09)
  • Truman, Stalin, Attlee End Berlin Meeting (1:34)
  • Japan's Homeland Blasted by Sea and Air (4:04)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1945.
Publisher no.
41605 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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