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United News. Release 164 (1945), Final Victory on Okinawa, Allies Invade Borneo / United Newsreel Corporation.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorUnited Newsreel Corporation.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], ©1945.
Description1 streaming video file (10 min.) : sound, color
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Variant title Final Victory on Okinawa, Allies Invade Borneo
Contents Final Victory on Okinawa, Allies Invade Borneo (5:14) -- Floating Drydock for Navy's Damaged Ships (1:27) -- General Eisenhower Pays Tribute at Roosevelt Grave (0:34) -- U.S. Troops on the March From Europe to Pacific (2:21)
Abstract This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. General Buckner observes artillery of the 10th Army; Navy planes blast Japanese positions on Okinawa; Australian troops land on Borneo and General MacArthur arrives; Navy torpedo boats assault a Borneo oil depot. 2. Sections of a floating drydock are launched in the U.S. and assembled in Pacific waters; a cruiser is repaired. 3. General Eisenhower, accompanied by Eleanor Roosevelt, visits F.D.R.'s grave at Hyde Park. 4. England's Queen Elizabeth arrives in New York with returning veterans.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 16, 2010.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 6 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: United Newsreel Corporation, 1945.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formNewsreels.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Publisher number41602 Films Media Group

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