• Short Summary

    Ceremony in Washington calls all to support the American war needs.

  • Description

    Washington D. C., United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of the huge crowd of Americans gathered in Washington for the ceremony calling to support the American war needs. Huge crowd takes the oath - natural sound.

    Black boxer Joe Louis in uniform steps up and addresses the crowd - he urges people to do their best for the war effort.

    Various shots of Mrs Hobby, Director of the WAAC's (Women Army Auxiliary Corps) taking oath, standing next to her is General George Marshall. She then announces that for the first time in the history of America women can join the army. Item abruptly ends and Mrs Hobby's speech is not heard in full.

    Natural sound only.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1693.05
    Media URN:
    60489
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:54:00 / 01:15:30:00
    Canister:
    UN 308 E

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