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President Roosevelt Meets Middle East Leaders - 1945

SUMMARYPart 1, President Roosevelt is visited aboard a ship by Ibn-Saud, King of Saudi Arabia; Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia; and King Faruk I of Egypt. Part 2, units of the 8th Army, 6th Army (37th Inf. Div.), and the 1st Cavalry Div. participate in the liberation of Manila. Shows jungle and city fighting, large fires in the city, captured collaborationists, and Philippine guerrillas receiving hand grenades. Gen. MacArthur inspects a former Japanese prison.Transcript (PDF): http://archives.gov/social-media/transcripts/transcript-president-roosevelt-meets-middle-east-leaders-39051.pdfCREATED BYOffice for Emergency Management. Office of War Information. Overseas Operations Branch. New York Office. News and Features Bureau. (12/17/1942 - 09/15/1945)SUBJECT * Infantry * Underground movements, War * World War, 1939-1945 * Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia, 1892-1975 * Ibn Saud, King of Saudi Arabia, 1880-1953. * MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964 * Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 * Egypt (Africa) nationFor more information: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=39051
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