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United News: Release 180 (1945) Pierre Laval Executed for Treason [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Laval in Paris in 1941 with Nazis and prison scenes before and after his execution. 2. General Yamashita is tried in Manila for war crimes. 3. President Truman speaks before a labor-industry conference. 4. Cavalry horses and mules are driven to feeding grounds. 5. British troops capture Japanese soldiers. 6. Japanese government gold, silver, and platinum are removed from caches.
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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
Pierre Laval Executed for Treason
  • Pierre Laval Executed for Treason (0:55)
  • Yamashita on Trial for War Crimes (1:41)
  • Truman Opens Labor Industry Conference (1:16)
  • 30,000 Calvary Horse Put on Sale (1:21)
  • British in Hong Kong, U.S. Marines in Tientsin (1:22)
  • Latest Pictures From Occupied Japan (2:06)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1945.
Publisher no.
41619 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
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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