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War Comes to America, newsreels, & World War II

UNIVERSAL NEWS REEL B&W silent

Universal Newsreel Presents A Graphic Resume of the Epochal Events of the Past Year
[WWII] Blitzkrieg: 1940; Norway: Refugees fleeing city/ German troops marching into city/ fleets at sea/ ships firing guns/ battle scenes at sea; Aerial shots of Heinkel bombers in flight/ Nazi soldiers parachute out/ hundreds of them/ street scenes / people fleeing for cover/ explosions; The Battle of Britain: German planes dropping bombs on British ships/ British planes in flight/ WS of the skyline of London/ guns firing/ Aerials at night of London burning/ shots of destroyed areas/ King George and Queen Mary visiting w/ the people/ Winston Churchill observing damages/ bombed out churches and other bldgs; Destroyers for Britain: VS of a fleet of destroyers; America Prepares: FDR signing document/ CU of docu reading Sept. 16.1940. VS of American Recruits; VS of Campaign Elections activities/ FDR waving from White House; Shots of bridge collapsing. Tacoma-Narrows bridge collapse; "On the War Front"

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4789_005

Date

1940s

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B/W

Sound

Sound

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Beta

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