USAAF Newsreels 1941 WWII DVD contains over two hours of US Army Air Forces newsreels covering a remarkable array of WWII aircraft, battles, military training, and home front topics. See a German Junkers bomber built to bomb New York!
Film #1 - United States Army Air Forces Newsreels 1941 - shows aerial maneuvers, construction of aircraft in factories, launching of naval vessels, testing of equipment, civil defense drills, Army ground maneuvers in Louisiana, testing of new aircraft including the worlds largest airplane, the B-19. See USAAF, RCAF and RAF cadets in training, glider and parachute training, German airborne invasion of Norway, Argentine Independence Day, Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, sports and recreation. Lend-Lease to Britain, and troops in the Philippines. Includes the Pitcairn PA-36 autogyros and the Flying Wing. Run-time of 85 minutes in B&W.
Film #2 - D-Day To Germany 1944-1945 - Pre-invasion London, Normandy landings, Cherbourg, Paris liberation, the Siegfried line, Aachen, Berlin in ruins, IKE in Kansas City, and a Junkers 290 built to bomb New York. Filmed and narrated in 1970 by Jack Lieb, News of the Day war correspondent. Run-time of 35 minutes in color.
Total run time for Army Air Forces Newsreels WWII DVD is about 2 hours, 5 minutes in color and B&W. Format is NTSC DVD.