United News. Release 75 (1943), News from North Africa

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  • This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. General Eisenhower and British Admiral Cunningham review allied troops in North Africa. 2. Secretary of State Hull lands in Cairo en route to Moscow. 3. Russian planes bomb a German convoy in the Arctic Ocean, and Russian sailors beat off a German aerial assault. 4. Canadian fishing vessels return laden with cod. 5. 5th Army units occupy Naples and advance north; refugees return to Naples.


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  • News from North Africa (0:30) -- Newsreel -Cairo, Egypt (0:26) -- Soviet Torpedo Planes on Convoy Patrol (1:24) -- Canadian Fishing Fleet Brings in Record Catch (1:11) -- Allied 5th Army Hurls Back Nazis on Italian Front (5:19)
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