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U.S. Bombers Blast Japanese Bases - 1942

In this United News reel, Men, women and industry prepare for war while pilots help defend Australia from a Japanese invasion. (ARC 38911)Part 1, U.S. bombers take off and land at an Australian air base. Shows Gen. Ralph Royce. Part 2, Mrs. Roosevelt attends a ceremony honoring nurses who served in the Pacific. Shows women operating a lumber mill, testing tanks, and making guns. Part 3, iron ore is dug, loaded on trains and freighters, and delivered to various steel mills. Part 4, Don Budge beats Bobby Riggs at Forest Hills, Long Island for the National Professional tennis championship. Part 5, shows a test flight of the Navy flying boat Mars. Part 6, Canadian submarine chasers drop depth charges.U.S. Bombers Blast Jap Bases, 1942Transcript (PDF): BYOffice for Emergency Management. Office of War Information. Overseas Operations Branch. New York Office. News and Features Bureau. (12/17/1942 - 09/15/1945)REPOSITORYMotion 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: ships; Lumber and lumbering; Nurses; Seaplanes; Steel industry and trade; Submarine chasers; Tanks (Military science); Tennis tournaments; Women; World War, 1939-1945Budge, Donald; Riggs, Robert; Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962; Royce, Ralph, 1890-1965Canada. Royal Canadian NavyUnited News Company, ProducerMORE INFORMATION:More information is available in the National Archives online catalog:
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