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U.S. Launches New Aircraft Carrier (1942)

National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 38915, LI 208-UN-10 - U.S. Launches New Aircraft Carrier (1942). Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels, compiled 1942 - 1945. Part 1, the aircraft carrier Essex is launched. Part 2, Henry Ford, on his 79th birthday, inspects the first Ford automobile manufactured. Part 3, old automobiles race across the Connecticut countryside. Part 4, Americans pray in a cathedral. Part 5, tanks are manufactured and tested. Part 6, Nazi spies are tried in the Supreme Court. Shows F.B.I. agents with incendiary devices carried by the Germans who landed on the Atlantic shore from a submarine. Personages: John Edgar Hoover; Atty. General Biddle. Part 7, flyers don high altitude suits and fly in the stratosphere.
Length: 10:06

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