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US Army prepares for invasion of Europe; politicians discuss postwar plans

Film | Accession Number: 2001.358.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3049 | Film ID: 2396

Part 1, US troops storm a beach in a practice landing assault. Part 2, Anthony Eden and Lord Halifax converse with Sec. of State Hull.

Newsreel footage also includes the following parts:
Part 3, a steel life raft is tested and demonstrated by merchant seamen. Part 4, snowplows clear roads and railroads in eastern Canada. Part 5, Army men attempt to unload mules from boxcars. Part 6, destroyer escorts and tankers are constructed and launched. Part 7, mounted Coast Guardsmen patrol beaches. Part 8, lend-lease tanks are used in maneuvers in Australia. Part 9, a volcano erupts in Mexico and buries a town.

Film Title
United Newsreel
Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:01:52
Event Date
1943
Locale
United States
Washington, DC, United States
Language
English
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:44:57
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