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The Year 1944

Film | Accession Number: 2001.358.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3053 | Film ID: 2396

Reviews events of the past year. Shows Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin at the Teheran Conference in 1943. U.S. troops land and fight on Kwajalein, Eniwetok, Saipan, Guam, and other Pacific islands. Russian troops advance to Romania and capture German soldiers. Ships carrying equipment, supplies, and men are loaded in England and cross the English Channel. Paratroops jump at Caen. Troops land under a naval barrage. Citizens of Rome, Paris, Bucharest, Brussels, Belgrade, and Athens celebrate their liberation. Shows scenes of the Dumbarton Oaks, Quebec, and Yalta Conferences, of the election of FDR, and of airplane manufacturing. The Navy bombards the Philippine Islands and Gen. MacArthur and President Osmena wade ashore. FDR addresses the UN. Other personages: Gen. Eisenhower, Pope Pius XII.

Film Title
United Newsreel
Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:11:28
Event Date
1944
Locale
Teheran, Iran
Rome, Italy
Paris, France
Romania
England
Bucharest, Romania
Brussels, Belgium
United States
Philippines
Athens, Greece
Language
English
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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