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Reel Number: 250217-06
Color: Black and White
Year / Date: 1940s,1945
Location: California,New York City,Nuremberg,NYC Torgau,Okinawa,San Francisco
TC Begins: 06:48:42
TC Ends: 06:57:51
NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk WWII - 1945, Newsreel, USA Military: San Francisco Conference; Germany Surrenders; Nuremberg Explosion; Okinawa Land & Sea Battles 06:49:10 Intertitle: San Francisco Conference Moves Ahead. LS meeting w/ French Foreign Minister Georges Bidault speaking (SOF - France, VO translation). 06:50:38 Intertitle: The War Ends In Europe. 08May45 High angle / HA NYC crowds celebrating filling street; man waving from Times Square street lamp, some hold newspapers w/ headlines. HA people into St. Patrick’s cathedral. Int. church service. 06:51:21 President Truman seated at desk w/ microphone, SOF: “This is a solemn but glorious hour. I wish that Franklin D. Roosevelt had lived to see this day. General Eisenhower informs me that the forces of Germany have surrendered to the United Nations. The flags of freedom fly all over Europe. For this victory, we join in offering our thanks to the Providence which has guided & sustained us thru the dark days of adversity & into light. (edit) Much remains to be done The victory won in the West must now be won in the East. The whole world must be cleansed of the evil from which half the world has been freed. United, the peace-loving nations have demonstrated in the West that their arms are stronger by far than the might of dictators or the tyranny of military cliques that once called us soft & weak. The power of our peoples to defend themselves against all enemies will be proved in the Pacific war as it was been proved in Europe.” 06:52:50 LS US & USSR troops meeting at Torgau w/ generals shaking hands. 06:53:09 Allied Mediterranean HQ in Italy w/ Germany signing surrendering, MCUs. 06:53:39 LS Nuremberg stadium, eagle & US flag raised over Swastika. CU eagle & explosion blowing up Swastika. 06:54:19 Intertitle: The War Continues In The Pacific. Soldiers & tanks advance in Okinawa, flame-throwers, burning village huts, explosions, artillery firing. Native women & men, soldier carries baby. 06:55:00 Wounded loaded into C-47 hospital planes. Grenades thrown in caves, Jap out, shot; surrendering. 06:55:37 Naval battle w/ flak, planes low; shot down. Much debris hitting water & explosions. Carrier landing; pilot ditches; plane into superstructure & burns. 06:57:4 The End w/ logo. WW2 Allies; Military Propaganda; United Nations Founding Conference; 1940s; Pacific Battle; Naval Battle; NOTE: Sell at per reel rate. FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk
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