Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [JUNE 9]

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Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [JUNE 9]

Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [JUNE 9]

1943

Part 1, Gen. Eisenhower and French Gen. Giraud review victorious allied troops in Tunis. Part 2, ordnance men examine captured German ordnance and vehicles. Part 3, Germans surrender to allied troops in Tunisia. POW's come aboard British destroyers after trying to escape in small boats. Part 4, Mary Pickford speaks in Toronto for a California war fund drive. Part 5, Gen. Lear observes Army camouflage tactics in Camp Davis, North Carolina. Part 6, Navy Lt. Harold Stassen is shown in Fort Schuyler, N.Y., and posing with his family. A flashback shows him nominating Wendell Willkie for President in the 1940 Republican National Convention. Part 7, a woman zookeeper feeds animals in Seattle. Part 8, B-25's, B-17's, and fighter planes from Amchitka and Attu bases bomb and strafe Japanese on Kiska in the Aleutian Islands.

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