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

United Newsreel Corporation
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
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.
Release Date
1945
Run Time
11 min.
Language
English
Rating
6 & up
Notes
  • 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
Contents
  • 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)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1945.
Publisher no.
41628 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
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Description
1 streaming video file (11 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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