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U.S. Reveals Armed Might for Churchill - 1942

In this United News Reel from 1942, Winston Churchill and FDR review airborne troops; the Red Cross provides refugee assistance; a Navy family of 8 pose on a cruiser, assembly lines are profiled; and exiled Yugoslav royalty find a home in the United States. (ARC 38910) Part 1, President Roosevelt and Winston Churchill meet at the White House and then view a mass parachute drop. Part 2, the Red Cross provides food as refugee children debark in New York City. Part 3, seven brothers and their father (all Navy men) pose on a cruiser. Part 4, Air Force gunners assemble and disassemble guns. Shows simulated aerial combat. Part 5, President Roosevelt and his cabinet greet King Peter of Yugoslavia at the White House. Queen Wilhelmina and Princess Juliana meet in Canada. Part 6, tanks roll off an assembly line, are loaded on trains and planes, and advance in combat. U.S. Reveals Armed Might for Churchill, 1942 Transcript (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: SUBJECTS Air warfare; Cruisers (Warships); Refugees; Tanks (Military science); World War, 1939-1945 Peter II, King of Yugoslavia; Wilhelmina, Queen of the Netherlands; Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965; Juliana, Queen of the Netherlands, 1909-2004; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 White House (Washington, D.C.); American Red Cross (02/12/1978 -9999 ) United News Company, Producer Canada MORE INFORMATION: More information is available in the National Archives online catalog:
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