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  • Short Summary

    FDR inspects troop of black / Latino soldiers fighting for American Army - possibly Cuba?

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    L/S palm trees - looks like hot climate, could be Cuba? C/U President Franklin D Roosevelt (FDR) with dignitaries and US Naval Commanders. FDR gets into jeep and is driven past village of straw huts. Various shots FDR having dinner with VIPs inside hut, one of the guests is black. Various shots FDR taking salute at march past by black / Latino soldiers in American army uniform, marching behind American flag. FDR wears a black armband.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1845.13
    Media URN:
    60873
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1943
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:24:00 / 01:26:23:00
    Canister:
    UN 706 K

Comments (2)

  1. jobar53 says

    This important movie is about the FDR visit to Casablanca in january 1943. Other scenes are in Brazilian base of Natal with pres Getulio Vargas (with a cane), US ambassador in Brazil, Jefferson Caffery, Adm Jonas H. Ingram later Commander of South Atlantic Fleet. This unique footage reveals the definitive joint between US and Brazil to fight the war together.

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  2. jobar53 says

    There's no paras in the clip!

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