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War Pictorial News, 1943: "Tank Busters"

SERIES INCLUSIVE DATES: 1943 - 1945 1943 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 shows Brit. antitank guns mounted on "Hurricane" fighter planes. The planes take off and strafe Ger. tanks in N. Africa. Part 2, Allied troops in Cairo, Egypt are entertained by magicians, jugglers, and an excursion along the Nile at a party given by Premier Nahas Pasha. Part 3, shows women working in machine shops in the Middle East. Part 4, Air Marshal Tedder deplanes in Malta and is greeted by Viscount Gort. Transports are unloaded in Maletta harbor, peasants work in the fields, and U.S. sailors inspect ruins on the island and fraternize with children. Part 5 shows RAF pilots who downed the service's 1,000th enemy aircraft. SUBJECTS World War, 1939-1945 Great Britain. Royal Air Force Gort, John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker, Viscount, 1886-1946 Tedder, Arthur William Tedder, baron, b. 1890 FOR MORE INFORMATION: , 39186
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