Records of the Office of War Information. 1926 - 1951. Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels. 1942 - 1945. AMERICA REPORTS ON AID TO ALLIES [ETC.]

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Records of the Office of War Information. 1926 - 1951. Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels. 1942 - 1945. AMERICA REPORTS ON AID TO ALLIES [ETC.]

1942

Part 1, lend-lease shipments are prepared and shipped. Shows President Roosevelt. Part 2, shows ground and aerial views of the Canadian "Mosquito" bomber and a U.S. Army observation plane. Part 3, the cruiser San Francisco docks in the U.S. Shows Adm. King. Part 4, supplies are carried by trains and trucks in Alaska. Part 5, shows a meeting of the U.S. High Command. Personages: Gens. Arnold and Marshall, Adms. King, Land, and Leahy, Harry Hopkins, Paul V. McNutt, and Elmer Davis. Part 6, shows launchings of ships. Henry J. Kaiser assembles a model Victory ship. Part 7, the crew of an aircraft carrier swims in the ocean.

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