||Prelude to Victory
||Prelude to Victory (2:01) -- Marseilles Liberated (1:37) -- Allies Set for Final Drive (5:17)
||This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. General Eisenhower lays a wreath at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris and speaks to the French people. 2. Free French and U.S. troops enter Marseilles; U.S. troops join in a parade honoring the French underground. 3. Allied troops enter Le Havre, Antwerp, and Brussels behind artillery and aerial bombardment; General Montgomery receives accolades in Brussels; the 7th Army enters Lyons and collaborationists are marched through the streets.
|General note||Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 16, 2010.|
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|Interest grade level
||6 & up.
|Technical details||Mode of access: Internet.|
|Technical details||System requirements: FOD playback platform.|
|Source of description||Title from distributor's description.|
|Issued in other form||Originally produced: United Newsreel Corporation, 1944.|
|Publisher number||41552 Films Media Group|