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U.S. Bombs Japanese from Base in the Aleutians - 1943

Part 1, U.S. troops land on one of the Aleutian Islands and battle winds to put up tents. Airplanes take off from an island airfield. Shows Gen. Lloyd E. Jones. Part 2, the Dionne quintuplets are present as 5 cargo vessels are launched at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Part 3, tanks of the British 8th Army roll forward in Tunisia. Gen. Montgomery and Gen. Eisenhower meet. Allied planes patrol the Mediterranean. Allied artillery blasts Nazi positions by night. Germans surrender by the thousands.Transcript (PDF): http://archives.gov/social-media/transcripts/transcript-us-bombs-japanese-from-base-in-aleutians-38957.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)REPOSITORY:Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-M), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.For information about ordering reproductions of moving images held by the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, visit: http://www.archives.gov/research/order/broadcast-quality-film-dc.htmlMORE INFORMATION:More information is available in the National Archives online catalog:http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=38957
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