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War Pictorial News, 1945: Albania (Tirana)

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, guerillas parade in Tirana, Albania Brit. Halifax bombers fly overhead. Part 2, a wreath is placed on photographer Damain Parer's tomb in Sydney. Flashbacks show footage taken by Parer: Brit. tanks and infantry advancing in Libya Brit. mortars firing on Crete troops advancing near Salamaua, New Guinea a soldier helping a blinded comrade a Japanese ship in the Bismarck Sea and U.S. troops landing on Pelelieu. Part 3 shows how plywood is manufactured and used in boats, gliders, and Brit. Mosquito bombers. Part 4, elephants are used by the Brit. 14th Army to help in the construction of bridge in Burma. Shows a wood-chopping contest. SUBJECTS Elephants Naval battles World War, 1939-1945 Sydney (New South Wales, Australia, Oceania) inhabited place Great Britain. Royal Air Force Great Britain. Army FOR MORE INFORMATION: , 39210
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