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United News. Release 138 (1945), New Transport Plane for Army

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  • This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Views of the C-97 being loaded. 2. Soldiers arrive in New York from Europe for furloughs. 3. Women in military service (SPARS, WACS, and nurses). 4. The 77th Infantry Division lands and fights on Luzon; includes views of wounded soldiers and of General Andrew D. Bruce, division commander.


  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 16, 2010.
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  • New Transport Plane for Army (1:20) -- U.S. Veterans Return on Furlough (0:59) -- Women in the War (2:07) -- Philippines, the Road to Luzon (5:01)
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