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ARC Identifier: 2864
Title: PANTELLERIA, 1945
Creator: War Department. Army Air Forces. (06/20/1941 - 09/26/1947) (Most Recent)
Type of Archival  Materials:
Moving Images
Level of  Description:
Item from Record Group 18: Records of the Army Air Forces, 1903 - 1964
Location: Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records LICON, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-M), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001 PHONE: 301-837-3540, FAX: 301-837-3620, EMAIL: mopix@nara.gov
Other Titles: Combat Film Report, No. 402
Production Date: 1945
Part of: Series: Motion Picture Films from the "Combat Film Report" Program Series, 1942 - 1945
Scope & Content  Note:
On aerial operations that resulted in the surrender of Pantelleria, May 8-June 11, 1943. Consists mostly of scenes of bombing raids, showing preparations in North Africa, and emphasizing the quantity of bombs dropped and the participation in the missions of many kinds of airplanes. Shows Pres. Roosevelt, Churchill, Gen. Marshall, Gen. Spaatz, and Air Marshal Cunningham at the Casablanca Conference; Gen. Doolittle planning the attack of the island; and Gen. Eisenhower in conference. Shows the invasion and occupation of Pantelleria by the 30th Infantry Division.

Use Restrictions: Undetermined
Specific Records  Type:
motion pictures (visual works)
Sound Type: Sound
Variant Control  Number(s):
Local Identifier: NWDNM(m)-18-C-402
NAIL Control Number: NWDNM(m)-18-C-402
    Copy 1
Copy Status: Preservation
Storage Facility: National Archives at College Park - Archives II (College Park, MD)
Media Type: Film Reel

Index Terms

Subjects Represented in the Archival Material
Army. 30th Infantry Division
Casablanca Conference--1943
Churchill, Winston--1943
Cunningham, Alan Gordon, Gen.
Doolittle, James Harold, Gen.
Spaatz, Carl, Gen.
World War, 1939-1945

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
Marshall, George
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

Contributors to Authorship and/or Production of the Archival Materials
War Department. Army Air Forces., Producer

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