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U.S. Marines On Guadalcanal Push Back Japanese Troops (1942)

National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 38932, LI 208-UN-27 - U.S. MARINES ON GUADALCANAL PUSH BACK JAPANESE TROOPS [ETC.] - DVD Copied by J. Williams. Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels, compiled 1942 - 1945. Part 1, U.S. bombers take off from a Guadalcanal airfield. A long column of Marines advances behind artillery support. Adm. Nimitz decorates Gen. Vandegrift and others. Part 2, the cruiser Boise docks and Adm. King decorates members of the crew. Part 3, President Roosevelt, Henry Wallace, and Cordell Hull greet Ecuador's President at the White House. Part 4, Gen. Patton and French officers meet in Casablanca. Gen. Eisenhower, Gen. Clark, and Adm. Cunningham establish allied headquarters in Algiers. Shows French ships docked at Toulon, France, prior to their scuttling.
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