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War Pictorial News, 1945, v.4 (Release 217, 218)

Office for Emergency Management. Office of War Information. Overseas Operations Branch. New York Office. News and Features Bureau. (12/17/1942 - 09/15/1945 ) Undetermined ONLINE RESOURCES: NOTE: A DVD of this film can be ordered from our partner, A DVD of this film is ALSO available for viewing and copying free of charge in the NARA Research Room in the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD. Part 1, pipe, to be laid across the English Channel for the transportation of petroleum, is prepared in England. The Brit. ship Conundrum starts "Operation Pluto" by laying pipe sections in the channel. Shows a pumping station. Oil-burning tanks advance flaming oil is used to lift fog from an airstrip planes land and take off. Part 2, repatriated Indian prisoners debark at a port in India stretcher cases are carried ashore and treated by Red Cross nurses. Part 3, Viscount Gort and other officials review a Brit. military parade in Jerusalem honoring King George VI RAF squadrons fly overhead. SUBJECTS Air bases Parades World War, 1939-1945 Great Britain. Royal Air Force Great Britain. Army Gort, John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker, Viscount, 1886-1946 FOR MORE INFORMATION: , 39219
Length: 02:09


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