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Medals For Heroes (1944)

National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 39140, LI 208-UN-1022 - Medals For Heroes (1944). Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels, compiled 1942 - 1945. Part 1, 2,600 airmen who participated in the Normandy landing are decorated by Gen. Paul Williams. Other decorations are presented to civilians and soldiers in London. Part 2 shows how the Belgian underground complicated the German withdrawal from Antwerp. British and Canadian troops enter the city. Citizens beat collaborationists and wreck their homes. Part 3, Gen. Marshall and Justice Byrnes arrive in Paris and are met by Gen. Eisenhower. Part 4, U.S. troops advance on Aachen, Germany. Part 5, English soldiers are welcomed in Greece. Combined units advance to fight and build an airstrip.
Length: 10:10

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