United News. Release 1051 (1945), Germany Is Beaten

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  • This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments covering the rise and fall of Germany, 1939-1945: 1. Germans in Denmark, Belgium, Luxemburg, Holland, and France; French citizens leave their cities and children are evacuated from London and Paris; rubble is cleared and factories continue to produce in Britain after English planes down German bombers. 2. Russian defense and offense against Germany; U.S. troops fight in the Pacific and in Europe, bombing and strafing the enemy; the Yalta Conference, celebrations by liberated countries, and the effect of war on German civilians and prisoners; includes scenes of London, Moscow, Washington, D.C.; leaders shown include Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, Eisenhower, and Hitler.


  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 16, 2010.
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  • Germany Is Beaten (10:02) -- Russians Rise Against Germany (9:56)
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