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Newsreels 1941 May 1
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keywords: WWII, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Treasury Secretary Henry Morgenthau, Defense Bonds, Treasury Bonds, Germany Bombs London, Crystal Palace Tower Scrapped, British Home Guard, Canada, Military Pilot Training, Home Front, Coastal Defense, Coastal Cannons, P-40 Warhawk Fighters, Beauty Pageant, Eye Glasses, Basic Training, Draftees, Play Time, Physical Fitness, Teamwork, Rodeo, Cowboys, Bronco Riding, Sports, Women's Wrestling, Wrestler Elvira Snodgrass
Synopsis: President Franklin D. Roosevelt Buys First WWII Defense Bond, Nazis Bomb London As British Prepare To Repel WWII Invasion, WWII RAF Recruits Set Sail For War, WWII Home Defense With Coastal Guns And P-40 Warhawk Fighters, These Beauties Really Do Need Eye Glasses, WWII Draftees Play Time Teaches Teamwork, Cowboys Gather For Annual Rodeo, Women's Wrestling Gets Down And Dirty (2012-724t.txt)...(read more)
- Date: 1941
- Duration: 00:08:05
- Sound: Partial
- Color: Monochrome
- Type: Public Domain
- Language: English
- Location: United States, England, Canada
President Franklin D. Roosevelt Buys First WWII Defense Bond
President Franklin D. Roosevelt purchases the first Defense Bond from Treasury Secretary Henry Morgenthau and urges all Americans to back the National Defense Savings Drive 100 per cent!
Nazis Bomb London As British Prepare To Repel WWII Invasion
Terrible scenes of raid destruction, in wake of a devastating April attack on London. More buildings wrecked, more homes demolished and more thousands killed or left homeless, British soldiers go through strenuous maneuvers to get them in trim for the coming invasion. Or maybe they're learning invasion tactics themselves!, A historic London landmark comes down. The famous Crystal Palace Tower is dynamited and Britain will use the scrap metal to build fighter planes and bombers.
WWII RAF Recruits Set Sail For War
The Commonwealth Air Training Plan swings into high gear as hundreds of Dominion-trained fliers sail for the war zone. At its peak, the program will turn out 30,000 airmen a year!
WWII Home Defense With Coastal Guns And P-40 Warhawk Fighters
A new thrill for draftees at the fort protecting San Francisco Bay. After three months of hard training, they fire the 12 inch rifles that hurl shells miles out to sea; and what a noise!, Spectacular pictures of a squadron of P-40 Warhawk fighter planes flying around the third highest peak in the United States. An impressive demonstration of our growing air strength in a dramatic setting.
These Beauties Really Do Need Eye Glasses
The current crop of peaches who wear eye-glasses compete for beauty honors in a novel contest. Walter Thornton is a judge and wait until you see what one lassie does with her glasses.
WWII Draftees Play Time Teaches Teamwork
Recreation Hour for troops of the 12th Infantry doesn't mean the soldier boys take a rest. Oh, no! They engage in pushball and other games that sharpen their wits and harden their muscles.
Cowboys Gather For Annual Rodeo
Thrills and action! It's Round-Up time again and the hard-riding cowhands risk their necks as they try to ride the bronco and various surly steers.
Women's Wrestling Gets Down And Dirty
Meet Elvira Snodgrass, the Hill Billy Wrestler. She takes on all comers to make money and plans to retire to her hawg farm in Tennessee. Just watch her finish the Blonde Wildcat in one wild match.