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United News. Release 73 (1943), Bombing School for Air Cadets

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  • This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Chalk bombs are dropped on U.S. cadets in training. 2. Lieutenant Commander Mildred McAfee, U.S.N.R., christens the aircraft carrier Franklin; a destroyer is launched on the Great Lakes. 3. Chinese in Toronto honor Chinese ambassador to Canada. 4. Convoys on the Alcan Highway. 5. U.S. planes and the 5th Army fight in Italy; prisoners are freed at Cosenza; troops are greeted in Naples; General Clark.


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  • Bombing School for Air Cadets (0:52) -- New Ships for U.S. Navy (1:08) -- Chinese in Canada Hail New Envoy (0:32) -- New Road Now Links U.S. and Alaska (1:53) -- The War in Italy (4:12)
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