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United News. Release 93 (1944), Global War Finds United Nations on Many Fronts

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Summary

  • This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 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 used as practice targets for antiaircraft gunners. 5. U.S. and British sailors on leave play winter games. 6. Flashbacks show B-25s taking off to bomb Japan.

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  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 16, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
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Contents

  • Global War Finds United Nations on Many Fronts (2:59) -- Sled Dogs Rescue Air Pilot in Saga of Frozen North (1:18) -- Italian Cadets Learn Seamanship on Sailing Craft (0:51) -- Rocket Targets Test Accuracy of Anti-Aircraft Guns (1:17) -- Winter Sports for British and U.S. Sailors on Leave (0:46) -- New Shangri-La Honors Historic Raid on Tokyo (1:16)
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