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  • United News Report on DDay Invasion
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    United News Report on D-Day Invasion

    A U.S. Office of War Information report on D-Day, the June 6, 1944, Allied invasion of Normandy during World War II.

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  • War Victims Find Haven in America
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    War Victims Find Haven in America

    This 1946 Office of War Information newsreel reports on a shipload of refugees from Nazi concentration camps arriving in New York City.

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  • Newsreel of the 1945 Funeral of President Franklin Roosevelt
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    1945 Funeral of President Roosevelt

    This program included official U.S. government newsreel coverage of the funeral of President Franklin Roosevelt, who died on April 12, 1945, followed by biographical information about President…

    1,333 views
  • emThe War Ends in Europeem
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    The War Ends in Europe

    This 1945 United News reel about Victory in Europe day includes clips of the signing of the surrender and President Truman making the official statement.

    289 views
  • Inauguration of President Franklin D Roosevelt
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    Inauguration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Newsreel footage of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1945 inauguration was shown.

    400 views
  • 1944 Republican National Convention
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    1944 Republican National Convention

    A United Newsreel clip was shown from the 1944 Republican National Convention in Chicago in which Thomas Dewey was nominated to carry the GOP ticket. Thomas Dewey was shown in Albany, N.Y.,…

    301 views
  • emThe Year 1945em
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    The Year 1945

    A 1945 newsreel from United News titled The Year 1945 gave a retrospective of the year. The many events included the Battle of the Bulge, the death of President Roosevelt, the surrender of…

    266 views
  • emJapan Surrendersem
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    Japan Surrenders

    A 1945 “United News” newsreel from the U.S. Office of War Information titled Japan Surrenders shows an overview of Japan at war in the Pacific since 1931 through the celebration of Japan’s…

    3,234 views
  • emThe War Ends in Europeem
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    The War Ends in Europe

    The U.S. Office of War Information 1945 United Newsreel The War Ends in Europe included a video clip of President Turman’s May 8, 1945, radio announcement of the surrender of Germany and…

    468 views