• Short Summary

    Documentary film about events of 1942 and America's entry into the war.

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    Pathe have rights to clips in Time to Remember programmes but not to commentary or whole programme as screened.

    Reel 3.

    01:41:46 Start of Part Two titles.

    01:41:55 Clip from information film calling on women to become army cooks. Soldiers demand food and women are needed to serve them. VS of women working in military kitchens and messes. VS of woman in hairdressers salon being given a 'Victory' hairstyle. MS women bashing plates of metal. MS man operating metal bending machine. VS of bomber factory. RAF pilots tour plane factory.

    01:43:32 Pan across line of Royal Air Force men. VS of 'Boston' bombers flying low over sea. Planes flying over Dutch coast on bombing raid on Eindhoven. Air to air shots of bombers in the Middle east. American bombers attack El Alamein.

    01:44:35 Winston Churchill meets troops in desert - smoking cigar and drinking in a tent. VS of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (Monty) with troops in desert.

    01:45:31 VS of American factories producing arms and vehicles. MS of American President Franklin D Roosevelt. More factory shots. CU of J Edgar Hoover of the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation). VS of captured fifth columnists taken for trial. Shots of enemy agent selling secrets. VS of the French liner ship 'Normandie' recently renamed 'Lafayette' on fire in New York harbour.

    01:47:03 VS of burning vehicles at El Alamein. VS of ships arriving in Malta Harbour. VS of tanks on transporters being moved up for the Allied offensive in North Africa.

    End of Reel 3.

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    01:41:46:00 / 01:47:47:00

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