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American Soldier in Combat, The Pt. 3 of 3

Reel Number: 220545-03

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1930s,1940s,1950s

Country: ETC.,France,Germany,Korea,Pacific,Poland,USA


TC Begins: 05:19:44

TC Ends: 05:28:02

Duration: 00:08:18

The American Soldier in Combat Pt. 3 of 3 WWII - Nazi rally - overhead shot rally - Huge swastika banners. Hitler on podium & crowd. 05:20:25 Headlines re invasion of Poland. German troops into Poland. 05:20:42 USA draft begins, FDR at lectern, numbers written on blackboard. Men in street w/ banners “Good bye Philly Hello Ft. Meade” Conscription & new recruits trained. Target practice w/ beer cans, wooden guns. Planes drop bomb - visual of bomb falling on camera. Pearl Harbor & FDR declares war on Japan (very brief cut, no sound). Troops march. 05:21:32 Troops at train station, Soldiers kiss girlfriends / wives good-bye (GOOD but brief) 05:21:37 Tanks in desert. Firing guns. Paratroopers jump out of plane (good). Climbing down ropes off boat - explosions on Pacific beach - landing, jungle fighting. Fighting in Europe - street fighting (GOOD). 05:23:07 White surrender flag out of window. Wounded, sleeping soldiers. VE Day in London - US troops cheered. US tanks in Paris parade. More fighting & firing guns montage (Europe). US Vehicle drives over Swastika flag. CU Church bells ring. 05:24:08 VJ Day celebrations in New York City - jubilant crowd & woman kissing soldier, confetti & paper floating down shots, parade. Soldiers return on board ship & hug families & children. 05:25:00 Montage: Peace - suburban homes built. Factory exterior. Rows of consumer goods in factories: refrigerators, vacuum cleaners, toasters; combine machine. 05:25:18 Korean War - North Koreans wave flag on top of hill. American troops in mud. Battle - firing guns, rifles & machine guns. Wounded on stretchers. Religious service outdoors (Catholic). 05:27:03 Montage various American wars featured in this film - colonial wars, war of independence, civil war, WWI parade, CUs WW2 soldiers. American soldiers superimposed on American landscapes and cityscapes. Military Propaganda; History of Wars; NOTE: Any continuous 15 minutes of entire film (3 cards)) sold at per reel rate.

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