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    • News Parade of the Year 1945

    • Newsreels; World War, 1939-1945
    • A Showcase of news events for the year 1945. Segments include: NOW IT CAN BE SEEN! BRITISH BATTLESHIP BOMBED!, HITLER'S V2 BOMB! Exposed by Allies, MILLIONS MOURN ROOSEVELT: Harry S. Truman Succeeds to U.S. Presidency, FINAL BATTLE IN EUROPE!,...
    • 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.
    • Right of Way

    • World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies; World War, 1939-1945--Transportation;
    • Follows a troop train, a freight train, and a truck rushing to deliver men and supplies to a ship convoy in 1943. Explains the reasons for transportation shortages in wartime.
    • Suggestion Box

    • World War, 1939-1945--United States; Suggestion systems
    • Explains how seemingly minor ideas can improve wartime production.
    • When Work Is Done

    • Housing--Alabama--Sylacauga; Sylacauga (Ala.)--Social life and customs
    • Tells how Sylacauga, Alabama, a small town crowded with war plant workers in 1944, solved its housing and recreation problems.
    • U.S. Marines capture Iwo Jima!

    • Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945
    • Footage of the Battle for Iwo Jima and the heavily-defended Mt. Suribachi as filmed by U.S. Navy and Marine Corps cameramen. World War II documentary footage showing General Douglas MacArthur and Allied troops making a surprise landing at Luzon in...
    • Negro Colleges in Wartime

    • African American universities and colleges; African Americans--Education; World War, 1939-1945--Education and the war
    • Shows wartime activities carried on in 1943 at Tuskegee Institute, Howard University, Hampton Institute, and other African American colleges.
    • 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.
    • Voyage to Recovery

    • United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Finance
    • Wounded Americans, back from battlefields and task forces all over the world, gave rise to the Navy's most important postwar mission--get them well and send them home.

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