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United News: Release 1043 (1945) Leaders Visit Western Front [electronic resource]

United Newsreel Corporation
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Russian generals talk with freed prisoners of war; Winston Churchill, Field Marshalls Montgomery and Brooke, and General Simpson inspect the Siegfried Line; Generals Eisenhower and Simpson view a battle area. 2. An American ship brings lend-lease equipment to LeHavre, France. 3. A ceremony in a Dutch town where the public square is renamed in honor of the 30th Infantry ("Old Hickory") Division; General Leland S. Hobbs receives a picture of the square. 4. A nine-year-old blind pianist in Holland whose study in America will be financed by American airmen. 5. Bombing of and street fighting in Cologne, Germany.
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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
Leaders Visit Western Front
  • Leaders Visit Western Front (1:43)
  • U.S. Ships Dock at Le Havre (1:05)
  • Americans Honored in Holland (0:59)
  • American Airmen Help Boy Pianist (1:16)
  • Cologne Taken (5:02)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1945.
Publisher no.
41628 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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