National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 38970, LI 208-UN-63 - First U.S. Army Women Arrive In England (1943) Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels, compiled 1942 - 1945. Part 1, Col. Oveta Culp Hobby, reviews a Women's Army Corps (WAC) parade in the U.S. WACs arrive in England and tour the countryside. Part 2, commercial movies are converted to 16mm in Hollywood for showing at Army posts. Personages: Ann Miller, Greer Garson, Linda Darnell, John Garfield, Judy Garland, Betty Grable, Heddy Lamar. Part 3, trout are sorted and graded at a Canadian fish hatchery and lakes are restocked from seaplanes. Part 4, Filipino troops in the U.S. Army are issued bolo knives. Part 5, Naval air cadets practice landings on a modified freighter on one of the Great Lakes. Part 7, Gen. Patton enters Palermo, Sicily, with elements of the 7th Army.
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