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Prelinger Archives: Untitled: New York World's Fair Opens [electronic resource]

Opening of the 1939 New York World's Fair.
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1939
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United News: Release 1 (1942) West Point Sends Her Men to War [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. General Marshall reviews graduates. 2. "Flying Tigers" in China; General Chennault. 3. Men of Houston, Texas, enlist in the Navy in retribution of the sinking of the Houston. 4. Mexico City urges Camacho to enter the war; war is declared. 5. A British convoy carries tanks to Russia. 6. Generals Ralph Royce and George Brett on flying missions in the Pacific. 7. Roosevelt reviews a military parade in Washington, D.C.
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1942
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United News: Release 3 (1942) Soviet Commissar Molotov's Secret Visit to U.S. [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Molotov boards a plane in Washington, D.C. 2. Secretary Hull and Ambassador Litvinov sign a lend-lease agreement. 3. Grand Coulee dam is opened. 4. President greets King George II of Greece at the White House. 5. Women war workers leave their children in nursery schools. 6. U.S. bombers ferried to Canada. 7. Scrap metal drives. 8. Allied troops parade in New York City.
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1942
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United News: Release 4 (1942) U.S. Rushes New Bases in Pacific [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Equipment and supplies are unloaded. 2. Navy nurses model summer uniforms; women join the WAC; WAC Colonel Oveta C. Hobby; women dispatch carriers ride motorcycles. 3. A track meet at Madison Square Garden. 4. How V-Mail is handled. 5. A Japanese cruiser burns during a naval fight near Midway; Admiral Nimitz presents decorations; bombers are manufactured; midshipmen graduate and parade at Annapolis.
Online
1942
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United News: Release 5 (1942) U.S. Reveals Armed Might for Churchill [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. President Roosevelt and Winston Churchill meet at the White House and then view a mass parachute drop. 2. The Red Cross provides food as refugee children debark in New York City. 3. Seven brothers and their father (all Navy men) pose on a cruiser. 4. Air Force gunners assemble and disassemble guns; simulated aerial combat. 5. President Roosevelt and his cabinet greet King Peter of Yugoslavia at the White House; Queen Wilhelmina and Princess Juliana meet in Canada. 6. Tanks roll off an assembly line, are loaded on trains and planes, and advance in combat.
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1942
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United News: Release 2 (1942) New York Hails War Heroes of United Nations [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Allied troops receive a ticker-tape parade. 2. Army motorcycle dispatch riders take cross-country test. 3. Henry Ford and Donald Nelson inspect bomber and tank plants. 4. Victory ships are constructed and launched. 5. General Hugh Drum and Admiral Andrews attend an Army-Navy benefit horse race. 6. South American military experts view U.S. land and air forces. 7. U.S. soldiers and nurses arrive in Australia; allied planes and antiaircraft guns battle Japanese planes.
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1942
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United News: Release 6 (1942) U.S. Bombers Blast Japanese Bases [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. U.S. bombers take off and land at an Australian air base. 2. Mrs. Roosevelt attends a ceremony honoring nurses who served in the Pacific; women operating a lumber mill, testing tanks, and making guns. 3. Iron ore is dug, loaded, and delivered to mills. 4. The National Professional tennis championship. 5. A test flight of a Navy flying boat. 6. Canadian submarine chasers drop charges.
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1942
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United News: Release 7 (1942) Martyred Czech Village Lives Again in U.S. [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. A town in Illinois is officially renamed Lidice. 2. The wreckage of Japanese submarines is raised from Australian harbor. 3. Timber is felled in Canada. 4. Cowboys ride at a California rodeo. 5. Flashbacks show scenes of five years of war in China. 6. Jeeps roll from an assembly line. 7. Generals Doolittle and Arnold decorate fliers; a practice bombing mission.
Online
1942
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United News: Release 8 (1942) War in the Pacific [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Japanese planes attack a troop convoy off New Guinea; the aircraft carrier Yorktown is bombed off Midway Island. 2. Brazilians are inducted into the army; U.S. and Guatemalan troops parade. 3. An ice carnival in New York City. 4. Planes fly in a practice bombing mission; marines learn to swim in the ocean. 5. U.S. troops and equipment are unloaded at a port in India; a camel caravan carries supplies into Burma as Indian troops move up through jungle terrain.
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1942
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United News: Release 10 (1942) U.S. Launches New Aircraft Carrier [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. The aircraft carrier Essex is launched. 2. Henry Ford, on his 79th birthday, inspects the first Ford automobile manufactured. 3. Old automobiles race across the Connecticut countryside. 4. Americans pray in a cathedral. 5. Tanks are manufactured and tested. 6. Nazi spies are tried in the Supreme Court; F.B.I. agents with incendiary devices carried by the Germans who landed on the Atlantic shore from a submarine; J. Edgar Hoover; Attorney General Biddle. 7. Flyers don high altitude suits and fly in the stratosphere.
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1942
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United News: Release 11 (1943) U.S. And Canada Push Strategic Alaska Highway [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Tractors and bulldozers clear forests in Canada for the Alcan Highway. 2. Speed boats in California. 3. A transport plane is tested. 4. Dutch Marines man coastal guns at Paramaribo, Dutch Guiana. 5. U.S. troops presented in a Detroit arena. 6. Aerial gunners in an air show. 7. Australian pilots test planes in New Guinea.
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1943
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United News: Release 12 (1942) U.S. Marines Battle Japanese in Pacific [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Marines train in the U.S. and set up an operations post in the Pacific. Admiral Byrd. 2. Women make dirigibles; a pipe line is laid from Texas to Illinois; ships are launched in Maine; children camp in New Jersey. 3. Philippine soldiers train in California. 4. The "Flying Tigers" in China become part of the Army Air Forces. Wings and insignias are presented to the airmen. General Chennault.
Online
1942
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United News: Release 13 (1942) Brazil at War With the Nazis [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Crowds mass the streets of Rio de Janeiro as war is declared; Presidents Roosevelt and Vargas meet; lend-lease military equipment is unloaded; Brazilian pilots fly trainer planes. 2. Various USO scenes. 3. U.S. troops land in India. 4. P-40 fighter planes take off from carriers en route to U.S. fields in the Pacific.
Online
1942
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United News: Release 9 (1942) Build Model Town for Interned Japanese [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Japanese in a relocation camp; Japanese-Americans training in the U.S. Army. 2. A wingless plane is tested; a Civil Air Patrol pilot spots a person lost in the mountains and a rescue party is dispatched to his aid. 3. A Quebec family celebrates a wedding anniversary. 4. Destroyers are constructed. 5. Planes bomb a "battleship" in New Mexico on a practice mission; Negro troops man a radar station; torpedo boats patrol the Atlantic coast.
Online
1942
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United News: Release 14 (1942) Everybody Joins U.S. War Effort [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Celebrities in military service (Jackie Coogan; Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.; Clark Gable; Joe Louis; Associate Justice Frank Murphy; Tyrone Power; Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr.; James Roosevelt; James Stewart) and film entertainers on war bond tours (James Cagney, Ronald Colman, Bing Crosby, Irene Dunne, Greer Garson, Heddy Lamar); scenes of Hollywood and Washington, D.C. 2. Antiaircraft guns manufactured. 3. The Royal Air Force bombs France and Germany.
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1942
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United News: Release 15 (1942) World Students Convene in U.S. [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. President Roosevelt addresses students in Washington, D.C. 2. Eleanor Roosevelt and Mrs. Henry Wallace witness the launching of the USS Iowa. 3. Veterinarians inspect drafted dogs. 4. Navy torpedo boats tested. 5. President is inaugurated in Dominican Republic. 6. Marines land in the Solomon Islands behind bombardment.
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1942
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United News: Release 16 (1942) U.S. Troops on Alaskan Front [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. U.S. reinforcements land on Attu Island; "Flying Tigers" prepare for a mission. 2. A large crowd prays for the armed forces. 3. Paratroops in the jungles of Panama. 4. An ice carnival in New York City. 5. Ceremonies as a ship crosses the equator and gunnery practice. 6. U.S. troops honor Brazil in a Washington, D.C., Parade.
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1942
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United News: Release 18 (1942) U.S. Forces Guard West Indies Oil [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. U.S. Army bombers on patrol duty over the Caribbean; Aruba oil refineries. 2. A California hospital tests out fire-proof canvas chute for use in evacuating patients in an emergency. 3. Army halftracks mounted with anti-tank guns on maneuvers. 4. A cotton-picking contest. 5. The christening and launching of the aircraft carrier Lexington. 6. A recovered Japanese midget submarine is inspected in Sydney harbor; U.S. and Australian attack forces bound for Japanese-held islands in the South Pacific; a surprise attack on a Japanese installation.
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1942
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United News: Release 19 (1942) U.S. Bombers Raid Nazi-Held France [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. General Eaker supervises the preparation of flying fortresses for a bombing mission. 2. A mailman is awarded an "M" award for home manufacturing of steering gear parts for cargo vessels. 3. U.S. troops land unopposed in the Aleutian Islands. 4. President Roosevelt sees tanks manufactured and tested at the Chrysler Tank Arsenal in Detroit, tours the Ford bomber plant with Henry Ford and Charles E. Sorenson, and visits Army and Navy installations.
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1942
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United News: Release 20 (1942) Roosevelt's War Tour of Nation [electronic resource]

This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. President Roosevelt views an air show. 2. Polish citizens parade in New York City. 3. U.S. troops patrol New Caledonia in jeeps. 4. A flying hero is received by his home town. 5. Anti-aircraft batteries conduct firing practice in western U.S. 6. Frank Knox and President Vargas see Brazilian air cadets graduate in Rio de Janeiro. 7. Planes, guns, and tanks are loaded on ships.
Online
1942