Universal Newsreels : U-Boat Menace Ended (05/17/1945)

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  • This Universal newsreel focuses on five topics, as follows. Reel 1, With the downfall of Germany, U-boats rise to the surface and proceed to surrender to Allied naval authorities. Reel 2, In Berlin, Air Marshal Tedder, General Spaatz, Marshal Zhukoff and others receive the surrender of General Keitel, Admiral Friedberg, and General Stumpf, which commits Nazi Germany to Allied control and ceases hostilities. Reel 3, Yanks entering the salt mines at Merkers, Germany, are startled to find 100 tons of gold bullion, jewels, silver currency, and priceless paintings--the cached loot of the Nazis. Reel 4, Eminent people, long held in Nazi prison camps, are found at a Villa in the Alps. Reel 5, Aircraft factories near Nagasaki are bombed by B-29s from Guam. From Saipan, a fleet of B-29s pierce clouds of flak over Tokyo to plant tons of bombs on the Japanese capital city.


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  • Universal Newsreels: U-Boat Menace Ended (05/17/1945) (7:00)
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