Latest short new from around the world
Full title reads "NEWSBRIEFS" - This is a roundup of the world's latest short news.
AMERICAN RANGERS GO THROUGH BLITZ COURSE
United States of America (USA). Various shots of U.S. Rangers undergoing realistic war training on an assault course. It involves fitness on ropes and nets, hand to hand combat with 'enemy' while shell bursts go off around them.
U.S. MARINES AT GUADALCANAR
Guadalcanar (Guadalcanal), Pacific Ocean. Various shots of U.S. troops and supplies arriving at the island of Guadalcanar by landing craft to relieve the marines which took it against fierce opposition. Various shots of the marines posing for the cameras with their war trophies - Japanese swords and flags. Pan with group of captured Japanese troops marching. Various shots of the marines leaving the island by landing craft for leave.
MOTHERS IN U.S. CARRY THEIR CHILDREN INDIAN STYLE
Washington, United States of America (USA). Various shots of a group of U.S. mothers carrying their children on their back papoose style. We see them out shopping. This is to counteract the pram shortage.
DUTCH BABY PRINCESS
Canada. Various good shots of Prince Bernhard of Holland playing with his two daughters Princess Beatrix, Crown Princess of Holland, and Princess Irene in the snow somewhere in Canada - black cocker Spaniel running around. MS. Prince Bernhard carrying his newly born daughter Margriet Francisca outside an Ottawa hospital.
AIR MARSHAL TEDDER
North Africa. Several shots of Air Chief Marshal Arthur Tedder arriving by Flying Fortress at an unknown North African Airfield to take up his new position of Commander-in-Chief for Middle East.
U.S. AIRMEN RIDE CAMELS
Egypt. Various shots of U.S. Air Force personnel riding camels while looking round the Sphinx and Pyramids in Egypt.
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