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Roosevelt Inspects U.S. Army Camps - 1943

This United News reel footage starts with an inspection by President Roosevelt, and captures the most recent war efforts across the battle lines in this installment from the National Archives. SUMMARY Part 1 shows Pres. Roosevelt at camps and air fields. In part 2, aircraft carriers are used to transport army planes. In part 3, allied troops bomb and capture land in Tunisia. U.S. and German tanks battle. German planes attack U.S. positions. Army nurses evacuate wounded soldiers. Personages featured include Gens. Eisenhower and Patton, Gens. Montgomery and Harold Alexander, and Gen. Henri Giraud. Transcript (PDF): http://archives.gov/social-media/transcripts/transcript-roosevelt-inspects-us-army-camps-38954.pdf CREATED BY Office 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.html SUBJECTS Aircraft carriers Airplanes, Military World War, 1939-1945 Alexander of Tunis, Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, Earl, 1891-1969 Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 Giraud, Henri, 1879-1949 Montgomery of Alamein, Bernard Law Montgomery, Viscount, 1887-1976 Patton, George S. (George Smith) United News Company, Producer MORE INFORMATION: More information is available in the National Archives online catalog: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=38954
Length: 09:40

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