United News, Release 90-95 1944 VICTORY IN THE MARSHALL ISLANDS, RAID ON BERLIN
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(Oct 19, 2007)
Experience the American Journey through our country's visual heritage in this historical recording provided by the National Archives of the United States.
WAR NEWS FROM CHINA'S ARMIES IN SOUTHEAST ASIA,1944: 1. Chiang Kai-shek and Gen. Mountbatten inspect Chinese troops in Burma. The Chinese advance on Japanese positions. 2. The aircraft carrier Ticonderoga is launched. 3. Roosevelt presents a destroyer escort to French naval officers. Sengalese troops. 4. Soldiers land in the Marshall group. Naval guns shell the islands.
ALLIED FORCES IN ACTION ON INDIA-BURMA FRONTS,1944: 1. Native laborers help construct airstrips in India. Newly won positions on New Guinea. British and Indian troops in Burma. 2. Women's gymnastics in Australia. 3. Quadruplets celebrate a birthday in Texas. 4. U.S. Planes bomb railroad yards in Rome. Army troops advance from Anzio beachhead. 5. Yugoslav refugees debark in Italy. 6. Gen. Eisenhower, Gen. Montgomery, and Gen. Arthur Tedder meet in London.
NEW FILMS OF U.S. VICTORY IN THE MARSHALL ISLANDS,1944: Kwajalein is bombarded from the air, from naval guns, and from artillery batteries. U.S. Troops land and advance inland under a constant artillery barrage. Flamethrowers and pack charges are used against pillboxes. Japanese prisoners are deloused and given medical treatment. Adm. Nimitz witnesses the raising of the American flag.
GLOBAL WAR FINDS UNITED NATIONS ON MANY FRONTS,1944: 1. Allied troops fight in New Guinea, in the Italian Alps, and at Anzio. German POWs. 2. A doctor reaches a soldier by parachute and dog sled. 3. Italian naval cadets train on a sailing vessel. 4. Rockets are practice targets for antiaircraft gunners. 5. U.S. And British sailors on leave play winter games. 6. Flashbacks show B-25's taking off to bomb Japan.
GEN. MACARTHUR LEADS ATTACK ON ADMIRALTY ISLANDS,1944: 1. An amphibious assault on the islands and troops fighting on Eniwetok in the Marshall Islands. 2. Generalissimo and Madame Chiang Kai-shek inspect an airbase in China. 3. 10 dirigibles are used to train pilots in California. 4. Service men on leave visit the Taj Mahal and the ruins of Pompeii. 5. Fighters of the 8th Air Force down German planes.
U.S. BOMBERS IN FIRST DAYLIGHT RAID ON BERLIN,1944: 1. Bombers strike Berlin. 2. The Gripsholm arrives in N.Y. with soldiers freed from German prison camps. 3. Gen. Blamey reviews veterans in Sydney. 4. Gen. William Shedd and Eleanor Roosevelt inspect garrisons in Puerto Rico. Mrs. MacArthur christens the Australian destroyer Bataan. 5. German prisoners in the U.S. Shovel snow and work in a shoe shop. 6. Italian refugees are evacuated to southern Italy.
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