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    Full title reads "NEWSBRIEFS" - This is a roundup of the world's latest short news.

    GENERAL EISENHOWER AT THE FRONT
    North Africa. Various shots of General Dwight Eisenhower, American Commander-in-Chief visiting the front in North Africa. He is seen wearing four stars of a full General - first pictures. Several shots of him in combat area, he is wearing battle suit and a stocking cap.

    GIRAUD IN NORTH AFRICA
    North Africa. Good shots of General Giraud, High Commissioner for French North Africa chatting to officers and men of a French unit behind the lines. Men salute as he leaves.

    MRS ROOSEVELT LAUNCHES BARGE
    United States of America (USA). Mrs Eleanor Roosevelt wife of American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, smashes bottle to launch large wooden barge for use on inland waterways in America. The bottle breaks and Mrs Roosevelt gets very wet. Barge slides down to water.

    MRS ROOSEVELT WITH INDIANS
    United States of America (USA). Mrs Roosevelt wears American Indian head-dress when she is sworn into their tribe as 'Princess of Many Trails'.

    US MIGHTIEST BATTLESHIP ON TRIALS
    United States of America (USA). New naval battleship at sea during trials - it is snowing. Various shots of crew checking out the guns. Catapult plane being launched from ship. Various shots of guns being made ready. Montage of barrage at sea. Wake of the battleship.

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    Film ID:
    1073.17
    Media URN:
    37890
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/04/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:05:00 / 01:43:11:00
    Canister:
    43/18

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