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A diving competition in L'Isle in France

Girls swim and sunbathe in France. Men and women participate in a diving competition at the opening of a pool in L'Isle Adam. People watch the divers as judges rate the contestants.

Date: 1949, June 16
Duration: 56 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A storage depot for the German V-1 (flying bomb) and munitions near L'Isle-Adam after the Allied bombings during World War II.

Results of air assaults by the British Royal and U.S. Eighth Air Forces over industrial areas in German-occupied France during Wolrd War II. A storage depot for the German V-1 (flying bomb) and munitions dispersed over an area of 3 square kilometers in the forest near L'Isle-Adam. Walls of not more than half a dozen buildings left standing. Tracks of narrow gauge that ran between the buildings appear occasionally from heaps of rubble. Cradle carts for moving bombs and robots rust by the road way. French work men with picks and shovels carve a path through the rubble. French Forces of the Interior (FFI) soldiers lift a mine while others stand guard with captured Mausers, alert for snipers still hiding in the forest.

Date: 1945
Duration: 2 min 41 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
African-American WACS pass in review before Major Charity Adams and General John C H Lee during World War II.

During World War 2, African American women soldiers of the Women's Army Corps (WACS) stand in formation at a parade ground in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom, during a formal military review on February 15, 1945. The women are from the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, nicknamed “Six Triple Eight, which had just arrived in Birmingham. The WACS' commanding officer, Major Charity Adams, stands beside General John C.H. Lee. The African-American female soldiers of the WACS march in a column, eight deep, passing by General John CH Lee and Major Charity Adams, who salute the soldiers. Other male officers stand on the review stand behind officers Lee and Adams. Note: Major Charity Adams (Charity Edna Adams; later Charity Adams Earley) was the first African-American woman officer in the WACS, and, at the end of the war, then Lieutenant Colonel Adams was the highest ranking African-American woman in the United States military.

Date: 1945, February 15
Duration: 1 min 1 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Harry Truman sworn in after death of Roosevelt and surrender of Germany to Allied Nations in World War II during 1945.

A review of significant events that occurred in the year 1945. Franklin D. Roosevelt sworn in as President of United States at the White House in January, 1945. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin pose at the Yalta Conference. Death of Roosevelt. Burial procession ceremony of Roosevelt. Men and women weeping. Wreath on his grave. Harry S. Truman swore in as U.S. President. Surrender of the Germans signed by General Jodl and General W.B. Smith in Reims, France. Representatives of Russia, Britain, France and United States at the surrender. General Dwight Eisenhower smiles.

Date: 1945
Duration: 2 min 16 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
United States soldiers and officers at a military cemetery in France for Memorial Day services in 1945.

American soldiers and officers at a military cemetery in Ste Mere Eglise, France. Flags on grave markers. Soldiers stand with flags in hand. Officers stand. They pay respect to the graves of the American soldiers killed in World War 2 in the invasion of France. They place wreath on a grave. Children watch the officers paying respect to the graves. Soldiers stand with flags. Soldiers band. They fire in the air. They march with the band.

Date: 1945, May 30
Duration: 2 min 2 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Four Power Allied Control Council meeting after defeat of Germany 1945

Allied Control Council meeting in Berlin-Schoneberg, attended by Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, of United Kingdom; Marshal Georgy Zhukov, of Soviet Union; General Lucius D. Clay, of the United States, and General Jean se Lattre de Tassigny, of France.

Date: 1945
Duration: 1 min 9 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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