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War Pictorial News No. 206 (1945)

National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 39213, LI 208-WP-206 - WAR PICTORIAL NEWS, NO. 206 [APRIL 16] - DVD Copied by Ann Galloway. Series: Motion Picture Films from "War Pictorial News" Newsreels, compiled 1943 - 1945. Part 1, Queen Wilhelmina tours rubbled streets in Holland, places a wreath on a historic battle site, and talks with members of a crowd. Part 2, artillery pieces are loaded on gliders. Transports and gliders land in Burma near the front lines. Ghurka troops unload supplies. Tanks and inf. advance under artillery support. Mortars, machine guns, and airplanes bombard a hill outside Mandalay. Japanese troops, holed up in the city, are strafed by Brit. planes. Gen. Slim, Lord Mountbatten, and Gov. Casey of Bengal enter the city with Brit. troops.
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