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United News, Release 66-71 (1943) BOMBERS RAID NAZI WAR PLANTS, ITALY SURRENDERS

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Experience the American Journey through our country's visual heritage in this historical recording provided by the National Archives of the United States.

From of the United News collection, a World War II news series created to boost morale at home and abroad.

BOMBERS RAID WAR PLANTS IN NAZI EUROPE,1943: 1. Allied planes bomb Abbeville and Rennes, France. 2. Gens. Eisenhower, Patton, and Montgomery confer in the field. Italian POWs. 3. College women plant potatoes in Maine. 4. Gen. Chennault receives gifts from the people of China. 5. Biggest motor bus carryies 250 soldiers. 6. Amphibious assault on Munda in the Solomons.

ALLIES TAKE KISKA,1943: 1. Adm. Kinkaid directs allied troops on Kiska Island. 2. Chinese civilians construct an airdrome. 3. A British anti-aircraft unit parades in N.Y.C. 4. Mary Churchill visits a WAC camp. 5. Tanks and guns are loaded on railroad flat cars. 6. Allied planes bomb New Guinea.

ITALY SURRENDERS,1943: Italians in New York City celebrate Italy's surrender. U.S. Troops land in North Africa. President Roosevelt and Winston Churchill meet at Casablanca. Allied planes bomb islands off Italy. Sicily is invaded by allied troops. The 7th Army and Britain's 8th Army land on Italy's mainland. Italian warships speed to allied ports and are surrendered. President Roosevelt announces Italy's surrender. Other personages Gen. Eisenhower, Gen. Clark, Mussolini, Adm. Cunningham.

BRAZIL MARKS 121ST YEAR OF INDEPENDENCE,1943: 1. Press Vargas reviews a military parade. 2. Canadian women work in shipyards and WACs repair an airplane. 3. 1,600 naval cadets race cross country. 4. Movie stars James Cagney, Judy Garland, Greer Garson, Harpo Marx, and Mickey Rooney attend a war bond rally at the Washington Monument. 5. Mrs. Roosevelt visits hospitals in the South Pacific. 6. The invasion convoy at Salerno, Italy.

AUSTRALIA AND AMERICA DRIVE JAPANESE FROM LAE!,1943: 1. Planes bomb Lae. Gen. MacArthur confers with officers and then flies in an airborne operation. Paratroops join Australian troops in making a landing strip. 2. The landing at Salerno, Italy. Navy guns down German planes. Gen. Clark comes ashore and confers with Gen. Alexander. Troops advance. German prisoners are moved to the rear.

ARABIAN PRINCE REVIEWS CADETS AT U.S. NAVAL SCHOOL,1943: 1. The Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia reviews a parade of midshipmen. 2. Red Cross girls ride camels in Egypt. 3. The allied military government in Sicily releases Sicilians from military prisons. 4. Gens. De Gaulle and Giraud review French troops in North Africa. 5. Army troops enter villages north of Naples, Italy. Gens. Eisenhower and Clark meet.

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