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    • News Parade of the Year 1942

    • Newsreels; World War, 1939-1945
    • A Showcase of news events for the year 1942. Segments include: [YANKS FIGHTING AROUND THE WORLD], JAPS BOMB ALASKA!, U.S. MARINES BATTLE JAPS IN PACIFIC!, BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC!, RUSSIA'S HEROIC STAND!, BRAZIL WARS ON AXIS!, CANADIANS RAID...
    • Desert Victory

    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Africa, North; El Alamein, Battle of, Egypt, 1942
    • Documents the British 8th Army's victory at El Alamein in 1942, and its advance across 1,400 miles of desert to Tripoli in 80 days
    • Campus On The March

    • Universities and colleges--United States
    • Shows wartime activities in colleges and universities of the United States in preparing students for war in 1942.
    • Price of Victory, The

    • Wallace, Henry Agard, 1888-1965; World War, 1939-1945; Liberty; United States--Foreign relations--1933-1945
    • Parts of a speech delivered by Vice-president Henry Wallace on May 8, 1942 in New York before the Free World Association, telling what the United States was fighting for and what sacrifices were necessary to insure a free world victory.
    • Ring of Steel

    • Soldiers--United States
    • Historical summary and tribute to American soldiers from 1776 to 1942, forging a "ring of steel" around American democracy.
    • Challenge To Democracy

    • World War, 1939-1945--Japanese Americans; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Evacuation of civilians
    • Shows how the United States government handled 110,000 persons of Japanese descent who were evacuated from the Pacific coast by the Army in 1942 and transferred to barrack cities.
    • Burning of S.S. Normandie

    • Newsreels; World War, 1939-1945
    • World War II documentary footage of the burning of the luxury ocean liner Normandie in Feb. 1942 in New York harbor as it was being retrofitted for war duty.
    • Yanks bomb Tokyo!

    • Tokyo (Japan)--History--Bombardment, 1942; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American;
    • World War II documentary footage showing General Jimmy Doolittle and his men preparing for the bombing attack on Tokyo that became known as the Doolittle Raid. Shows the B-25 bomber, or Mitchell bomber, in action.
    • Life Line

    • World War, 1939-1945--Medical and sanitary affairs; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Solomon Islands
    • Gives a pictorial account of the opening attack against Rendova and Munda, and the Japanese counterattack. Shows the evacuation of American wounded and the importance of medical supplies.
    • Army Air Forces Pacific

    • Air Warfare; Air defenses--United States
    • Reports Gen. H.H. Arnold's plea for a strong postwar Air Force; explains that wartime supremacy was the result of merger of aviation, naval, and ground force power; and includes scenes of the war over Wake, Philippines, Burma, Saipan, Okinawa, and...
    • News Parade of the Year 1943

    • Newsreels; World War, 1939-1945
    • A Showcase of news events for the year 1943. Segments include: BATTLING THE U-BOATS!, TRAGEDY AT TOULON!, MacARTHUR'S SMASHING OFFENSIVE!, ARGENTINA REVOLTS!, ALLIES ON THE MARCH!, BOMBS OVER HITLERLAND!, RUSSIA'S MIGHT ASTOUNDS WORLD!
    • Perishable Rush

    • World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Medical and sanitary affairs; Transport of sick and wounded
    • Shows how the Army Air Forces during World War II flew wounded men from Pacific battle areas to hospitals and home towns in the United States.
    • In the Wake of The Armies

    • United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration; World War, 1939-1945--Civilian relief
    • Briefly explains the purpose of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration.
    • Work of the Rescue Unit, The

    • Civil defense--Equipment and supplies; Rescue work
    • Shows what personnel is needed for the rescue unit, what its equipment is, and how it works in moving persons buried under bombed buildings.
    • It's Your America

    • Civics
    • Emphasizes the returning soldier's responsibilities for preparing himself for the job of running his country in such a way that the things he fought for will be achieved.
    • D-Day Minus One

    • United States. Army--Airborne troops; United States. Army. Airborne Division, 82nd; United States. Army. Airborne Division, 101st; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Western Front
    • A record of the operations of the U.S. 82nd and 1O1st Airborne Divisions in the 1944 invasion of France, and of paratroops, gliders, and troop carriers landing in France a day prior to the main invasion.
    • Henry Browne Farmer

    • Browne, Henry; African American farmers; African American soldiers; World War, 1939-1945--African Americans; World War, 1939-1945--Manpower
    • Shows a representative Afro-American farm family doing its part in agricultural war production, while a son is training with the 99th Pursuit Squadron near Tuskegee, Ala. Narrator, Canada Lee; composer, Gene Farrell.
    • News Parade of the Year 1944

    • Newsreels; World War, 1939-1945
    • A Showcase of news events for the year 1944. Segments include: ALLIES LIBERATE FRANCE!, PARIS - GENERAL EISENHOWER AT ARC de TRIOMPHE!, YANKS CARRY WAR TO GERMAN SOIL!, BRUSSELS LIBERATED!, CANADIANS-BRITISH DRIVE INTO HOLLAND!, POPE PIUS BLESSES...
    • Just for Remembrance

    • Soldiers Bodies, Disposition of; World War, 1939-1945--Influence; World War, 1939-1945--War work
    • Shows the collection and mailing of dead soldiers' personal belongings to the next of kin. Shows also war plant production. Released for the Sixth War Loan Drive.

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