In the only World War II battle on American soil, US troops wrestle Japanese forces off the Alaskan island Attu while in the north Atlantic the US Navy forces a Nazi submarine to the surface. Further south, allied troops take Tunis, wresting from the Nazis their last African stronghold. Part 1 shows an amphibious landing in the Aleutian Islands. In part 2, depth charges are dropped and a German submarine which tried to attack a convoy surfaces. Part 3 shows clean-up operations in Tunis. Hordes of German soldiers are captured. British troops are warmly greeted by citizens. General Giraud reviews French troops. Transcript (PDF): http://archives.gov/social-media/transcripts/transcript-us-forces-blast-japanese-from-attu-38960.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 German prisoners of war World War, 1939-1945 United News Company, Producer Giraud, Henri, 1879-1949 MORE INFORMATION: More information is available in the National Archives online catalog: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=38960
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