United News. Release 76 (1943), Flying Forts Battle Nazis over Germany

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  • This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Flying Forts bomb Germany. 2. Generals Stilwell and Somervell and Lord Mountbatten arrive in India. 3. Scenes in Naples after the German retreat; a bomb explodes in a post office building, killing several. 4. The liner Normandie is moved to be refitted. 5. Americans vote in several cities. 6. Australian troops advance in New Guinea.


  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 16, 2010.
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  • Flying Forts Battle Nazis over Germany (2:06) -- Allied Southeast Asia Commanders Meet in India (0:49) -- Italian Civilians Killed by Nazis in Naples Blast (1:22) -- Liner Normandie Salvaged, Moves to U.S. Dry Dock (1:11) -- America Votes in Wartime Election (0:55) -- Australians in Dramatic Jungle Battle with Japanese (2:44)
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