United News. Release 1048 (1945), Allies Overrun Germany

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  • This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. The 9th Army fighting in Hanover, Germany, and scenes on other German fronts; includes shots of a captured train load of German V-2 rockets. 2. The death of President Roosevelt and selected events in his life: taking the oath of office in 1933; the inaugural parade of 1941; signing of the Atlantic Charter with Winston Churchill in 1941; stating his intention to run for a fourth term; at Yalta with Churchill and Stalin; scenes of the Roosevelt Family; and F.D.R. in the White House and fishing in 1929.


  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 16, 2010.
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  • Allies Overrun Germany (2:47) -- World Mourns Roosevelt (7:27)
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