Film: 1716

Newsreels + Film Magazines | 1940 | Silent | B/W

Synopsis:

Events of 1944. Mainly World War Two.
Pope Pius blesses allied soldiers at the Vatican. Soviet armies fight into Germany. Retreating Germans blow things up. 60000 Nazi prisoners march through Moscow (not one went home again incidentally). United States marines fight Japanese in the Marianas. 'Leathernecks' fight for Saipan. Japanese commit suicide by jumping off a cliff. General Macarthur in the Phillipines. British fight off VI doodlebug rockets. Camera gun footage of V1's exploding. Anti aircraft guns try to shoot them down. Roosevelt defeats Dewey in American elections.


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