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War Pictorial News, 1943: To the Shores of Sicily

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: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001BXTPE2 NOTE: A DVD of this film can be ordered from our partner, Amazon.com/NATIONALARCHIVES. 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. On the invasion of Sicily. A Brit. convoy, including transports, cruisers, destroyers, and other vessels, moves toward the island. Soldiers are transferred from ship to ship by breeches buoy. Troops bathe, repair shoes, and man battle stations. Transport planes, loaded with supplies and paratroops take off from a field in N. Africa. Allied troops land on Sicily under a naval barrage and regroup on the beach. Trucks and tanks are taken ashore. SUBJECTS Naval battles World War, 1939-1945 FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalDOSearch?searchExpression=39187 , 39188, 39190
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