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  • Short Summary

    German POW's in Rhode Island learn democracy, American history and English.

  • Description

    Rhode Island, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of the men in classroom with a lecturer in uniform crossing German writings on blackboard. Back shot of a man in class opening a book called 'The Democratic Way of Life'.

    Another lecturer in uniform talking in front of map of USA. Back shot of a man opening a book called 'The History of the United States'. Men in classroom reading books.

    Several shots of lecturer teaching the men English. The men have PW written on their backs.

    Various shots of the Prisoners of War (POW's) receiving 'Certificate of Achievement' from American officers - looks like a wartime graduation ceremony.

    Note: Item shows German POW's learning English, American history and 'democracy' - are they to be released in America?

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2082.09
    Media URN:
    74161
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1945
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:33:00 / 01:16:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 1429 H

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