U.S. National Archives & Records Administration
ARC Search Results: Hit #7


ARC Identifier: 38963
Creator: Office for Emergency Management. Office of War Information. Overseas Operations Branch. New York Office. News and Features Bureau. (Most Recent)
Type of Archival  Materials:
Moving Images
Level of  Description:
Item from Record Group 208: Records of the Office of War Information, 1926 - 1951
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
Production Date: 1943
Part of: Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels, 1942 - 1945
Scope & Content  Note:
Part 1, landing operations on Pantelleria, following an intense aerial assault, are unopposed. The Italian garrison surrenders en masse. Part 2, a battle-scarred Flying Fortress leaves England and lands in Washington, D.C. Part 3, Gunder Hagg defeats Greg Rice in a 5,000 meter foot race. Part 4, amphibious "ducks" are tested and used in combat to ferry supplies from ships to shore. Part 5, nurses in several hospitals are capped upon graduation. Shows scenes in hospital trains. Part 6, Chinese troops in Burma dynamite the Burma Road. Casualties are treated at field hospitals. Part 7, P-47 Thunderbolt fighter planes are tested.

Use Restrictions: Undetermined
Specific Records  Type:
motion pictures (visual works)
General Note: Script is available.
Sound Type: Sound
Variant Control  Number(s):
Local Identifier: NWDNM(m)-208-UN-56
NAIL Control Number: NWDNM(m)-208-UN-56
    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
Airplanes, Military
Hagg, Gunder
Hospital trains
Hospitals, Military
Landing craft
Rice, Greg
Stilwell Road (Burma)
World War, 1939-1945

Contributors to Authorship and/or Production of the Archival Materials
United News, Producer

Lifecycle Tracking Information

Accession  Number:

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