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U.S. Prepares More Paratroops for Battle - 1944

Part 1, paratroops train and jump from planes. Part 2, Gen. de Gaulle presents the Legion of Honor to Gen. Mark Clark. Part 3, shows a Navy salvage crane at work off the Atlantic coast. Part 4, WAVES in Cedar Falls, Iowa, pick corn during a farm labor shortage. At Hunter College in New York City, WAVES pass in review for Mayor La Guardia. Part 5, Adms. King and Nimitz visit Saipan. Shows Marine Gen. Holland Smith. Part 6, a volcano erupts at Paricutin, Mexico. Lava advances, wrecking homes, as citizens flee.Transcript (PDF): BYOffice for Emergency Management. Office of War Information. Overseas Operations Branch. New York Office. News and Features Bureau. SUBJECTS o Air warfare o Ships o Volcanoes o World War, 1939-1945 o Clark, Mark W. (Mark Wayne), 1896-1984 o Gaulle, Charles de, 1890-1970 o King, Ernest Joseph, 1878-1956 o La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947 o Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966 o Smith, Holland M. (Holland McTyeire), 1882-1967. o Department of the Navy. Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service. (08/1942 - 09/18/1947) o Hunter College. o Cedar Falls (Black Hawk, Iowa, United States, North and Central America) inhabited place o Mexico (North and Central America) nationMORE INFORMATION
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