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New Reservists Swell Ranks of American Navy (1943)

In this vintage United News footage from World War II, new Navy Reservists join the war effort while Generals Eisenhower, Montgomery, and Marshall continue their respective campaigns to defeat the axis powers; and the 2nd US Army and British 8th Army capture Bizerte along with occupying German soldiers. In part 1, sailors train, eat, and parade. Part 2 shows surf riding in Australia. In part 3, the 2nd Army and the British 8th Army capture Bizerte and are welcomed by its citizens. Hordes of German prisoners are captured. Shows Gens. Eisenhower and Montgomery. In part 4, Gen. Marshall attends a meeting of the allied war council. It shows the council on the White House lawn. Transcript (PDF): http://archives.gov/social-media/transcripts/transcript-new-reservists-swell-ranks-of-american-navy-38959.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 Naval art and science Surfing World War, 1939-1945 Army--2nd Army White House Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 Marshall, George Montgomery of Alamein, Bernard Law Montgomery, Viscount, 1887-1976 United News Company, Producer Australia MORE INFORMATION: More information is available in the National Archives online catalog: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=38959
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