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Post-WWII - 1945, Navy Day - President Truman Leads The Nation In Tribute To Our Victorious Fleet

Reel Number: 220474-02

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1945,1940s

Country: USA

Location: 5th Avenue,Brooklyn Yard,Hudson river,New York City,NYC

TC Begins: 13:01:28

TC Ends: 13:07:12

Duration: 00:05:44

Post-WWII - 1945, Navy Day - President Truman Leads The Nation In Tribute To Our Victorious Fleet 13:01:39 Aircraft carrier Franklin D. Roosevelt at Brooklyn Navy Yard. Truman w/ Forrestal; Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, Mrs Truman & Mrs Woodrow Wilson seated. Truman speech (Sd): “This ship, the American people are honoring a...hero of the ward, who gave his life in the service of his country: Franklin D. Roosevelt.” 13:02:34 Parade w/ marching cadets & Truman in motorcade up lower Broadway. Ticker-tape. 13:03:10 Truman speech in Central Park re American foreign policy, (Sd) “... based on fundamental principals of righteousness & justice. We believe in the return of sovereign rights & self-government to all people who have been deprived of them by force. We shall approve no territorial changes in any friendly part of the world unless they shall accord w/ the freely expressed wishes of the people concerned. We shall refuse to recognise any government imposed upon any nation by the force of any foreign power...” continues re atomic bomb: ”...the possession in our hands of this new power of destruction we regard as a sacred trust. Because of our love of peace...that trust will not be violated... ... world cooperation for peace will soon reach such a state of perfection that atomic methods of destruction can be definitely & effectively outlawed forever.” 13:04:53 Crowd of millions gathered for naval review on Hudson River. 21 gun salute by battleship. Truman boards Battleship Missouri & inspects plaque where Japanese surrendered. Truman signs visitor’s book. Goes aboard Destroyer Renshaw to pass in review of fleet; Truman on deck w/ Mrs Truman. Gun salute. Navy planes overhead. Aerial of river & harbor w/ battleship New York & others; carrier Enterprise; carrier Midway; Truman waves; USS Macon. LS & aerials from LTA blimp, Hudson River w/ fleet lined up & NYC skyline. Post-WWII; Post-WW2; Celebrations; Speech; Nuclear; Atomic Age; Military; 27Oct45;

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