American President Franklin Roosevelt speaks on the role of the US Navy in the War.
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United States of America (USA).
MS. President Franklin D Roosevelt's car arriving at exterior of large American hospital.
Women in uniform salute as FDR passes.
MS. Roosevelt gives speech outside hospital to audience of invalid sailors, and nurses. He says: 'Today those enemies know the beginning to answer to that question where is the US Navy. They learnt in the Atlantic, in the Coral Sea and at Midway, and they are learning now as they try to take back that which was theirs in the Solomon Islands. The Navy is carrying out the command to hit our enemy, to hit him again, wherever and whenever we can find him'.
N.B. Paperwork suggests the date of this item is 8th September 1942.