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Briitish - U.S. Air Mission Inspects Far East Bases (1943)

National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 38947, LI 208-UN-40 - Briitish U.S. Air Mission Inspects Far East Bases (1943) Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels, compiled 1942 - 1945. Part 1, Gens. Wavell, Arnold, Stilwell, and Somervell pose by a plane. Arnold and Chennault confer in China. The mission inspects Chinese troops with Chiang Kai-shek, and is met by Gen. Marshall in Washington. Part 2, U.S. troops and nurses parade in Australia. Part 3, PBY rescues fliers drifting in the Pacific. Part 4, shows the Texas-to-Illinois pipeline. Part 5, gliders are manufactured, loaded, and flown. Part 6, Madame Chiang Kai-shek visits Mt. Vernon and (with the Roosevelts) decorates Washington's tomb, speaks in New York City at City Hall, and is welcomed in parades in New York City and Chinatown. Part 7, Allied planes strafe equipment in Tunisia and ship in Mediterranean Sea.
Length: 10:12

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