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U.S. Bombers in First Daylight Raid on Berlin - 1944

DESCRIPTIONPart 1, many bombers strike Berlin and return to England, some badly damaged. Part 2, the Gripsholm arrives in New York harbor with soldiers recently freed from German prison camps. Part 3, Gen. Blamey reviews Australian veterans parading in Sydney. Part 4, Gen. William Shedd and Eleanor Roosevelt inspect garrisons in Puerto Rico. Mrs. MacArthur christens the Australian destroyer Bataan at an Australian shipyard. Part 5, German prisoners in the U.S. shovel snow and work in a shoe shop. Part 6, Italian refugees, including children, are evacuated to southern Italy.Transcript (PDF): http://archives.gov/social-media/transcripts/transcript-us-bombers-in-first-daylight-raid-on-berlin-39002.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 * Ocean liners * Parades * Refugees * Repatriation * World War, 1939-1945 * Blamey, Thomas, Sir, 1884-1951. * Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 * Shedd, William Edgar, 1885-1953 * Australia (Oceania) nation * New York (New York state, United States, North and Central America) inhabited place * Puerto Rico (North and Central America) dependent state * Sydney (New South Wales, Australia, Oceania) inhabited placeFor more information on this film: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=39002
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