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Refugees and displaced persons arriving in New York from aboard the SS Marine Flasher, arriving from Bremerhaven Germany

Arrival of displaced persons and refugees of World War 2 in New York, after the war. Men, women, and children arriving at New York City on May 20, 1946 after a voyage that departed Bremerhaven Germany on May 11, 1946. People greet relatives at the dock in New York. Two young men and a girl stand together and show the concentration camp tattoos on their arms. The tattoo numbers are A9496 on the young man with the hat, A13889 on the girl, and B3073 on the young man without a hat. The young man with tattoo B3073 is Berek Gola (also called Bernard Gola) a 20 year old Jewish man from Poland. He had been imprisoned by the Nazis at Treblinka and at the Auschwitz Concentration Camp (where he received the tattoo). A woman and a man holding a young girl stand. Women holding children stand by. A man holding a young child. People debarking from the ship. People crowd at the dock. They meet their relatives. People stand behind a fence. A woman greets her relative. An emotional woman cries when reunited with relatives.

Date: 1946, May 20
Duration: 1 min 39 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Arrival of SS Marine Flasher in New York, carrying displaced persons and refugees from Europe to the U.S. after World War 2

Views from dock in New York and from aboard ship as the SS Marine Flasher arrives in New York on May 20, 1946, after departing Bremerhaven Germany on May 11, 1946. Crowd of people gathered to greet passengers getting off the ship. Scenes show jubilant people and some reunions of family members or relatives. The passengers are largely displaced persons and refugees from World War 2. People disembark the ship. A woman with her child stands in front of a hatch. Three women aboard the ship pose. A woman kisses a man. People meet their relatives. People leave with their luggage. The luggage of the people with tags. Luggage tags with name (Ingeborg) Inge Rummeni of 824 North 38th St. Milwaukee Wisconsin on them. A woman and a child show concentration camp number tattoos on their arms from a Nazi German prison camp.

Date: 1946, May 20
Duration: 3 min 47 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
James F. Byrnes urges that Iran be given a chance to speak at UN Security Council meeting regarding Soviet military in Iran

Segment from the United Nations Security Council meeting at Hunter College, New York City, United States, on March 27, 1946. At the time, the Soviet Union, with its troops in Iran, and with interest in the governance and autonomy of Azerbaijan, was pushing to postpone discussion of the appeal by Iran that the action of the Soviet Army in Iran was a threat to international peace and security. American statesman James F. Byrnes, Edward R. Stettinius, Soviet diplomat Andrei Gromyko and representatives of the UN Security Council member countries are seen entering the conference room at Hunter College, New York City. The dignitaries seated at a table. Delegates and spectators present. Gromyko, the Soviet representative to the United Nations, speaks in Russian. Other delegates listen, seated behind. A delegate from China speaks. Several delegates raise their hands with questions. U.S. representative James Byrnes demands that the Iranians be given a chance to be heard. The Soviet delegation stands and exits the talks abruptly. Iranian delegate Hossein Ala', Iran's Ambassador to the United States approaches the table and is seated. The delegates listen as Mr. Hossein Ala addresses the council. Mr. Ala urges the council to take action, saying, "Iran views with grave concern any delay in the consideration by the council of the merits of these disputes. For these reasons, on behalf of my government, I request the council to take up these matters at once and reach, without reference to further negotiations, a solution consistent with the principles of the charter."

Date: 1946, March 27
Duration: 3 min 54 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Part of a Labor Department documentary. Montage of World War II scenes from start to finish,including American home front.

Opening scene shows Adolf Hitler reviewing German troops on parade. German paratroopers jumping from Junkers Ju-52 aircraft. View from the ground of paratroopers descending from three Ju-52s. The Japanese attack on Pearl harbor, December 7, 1941. Heavy smoke rising from the listing USS Arizona after she is hit by bombs. Newspaper headline reading "Pearl Harbor Bombed!" American soldiers leaving Camp Stomeman, are seen assembled on a pier at the Pittsburg waterfront to board one of the ferries that would take them to Piers 15 and 45 on the Embarcadero in San Francisco. A sign at pier reading:"Through these portals pass the best damned soldiers in the West." Glimpses of soldiers firing howitzers in World War 2. Glimpses of the civilians supporting the war effort. Auto workers walking near a war plant during shift change. A new army truck leaves a factory. Workers assembling the turret on a Sherman tank. Guns and turrets being manufactured. Factory floor filled with new pursuit airplanes. A B-25 Mitchell Bomber taking off. Aerial view from bomber of its bombs exploding over enemy target below. freight trains carrying military supplies. Supplies being loaded aboard a ship for the U.S. and allies. The American battleship, USS New Mexico firing a gun, and firing guns from triple turrets. Workers assembling aircraft engines in a war plant. A woman at work in a plant. Gun camera images from warplane strafing a ground target. World War 2 Victory parade along 5th Avenue, New York City, in 1946. Washington Square triumphal arch in background. Various views of the parade. Laid off war plant workers looking for new jobs. Ship carrying returning soldiers back home. Disabled soldiers and sailors making their war to a Military Air Transport Service C-54 aircraft. More views of the disabled veterans.

Date: 1946
Duration: 1 min 31 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Military and civilian applications of radar and electronics

1946 Film about military and civilian applications of radar and electronics. View of the LaGuardia Airport Administration Building (passenger terminal) in New York, with control tower and various antennas on its roof. A TWA Constellation and DC-3 airplane on the airport ramp, as another aircraft is on the final approach to land. Commercial cargo vessels in New York harbor (Statue of Liberty barely seen in the misty background). A passenger railroad train speeding along the tracks. Radar returns shown on a plan position radar scope, tracking weather returns. Tropical storm hitting a seaside area. Scientists and technicians at work in a laboratory filled with electronic equipment. View of buildings at U.S. Army Signal Corps' Camp Evans, New Jersey. Sign above one entrance reads: "Evans Signal Laboratory." Inside the laboratory, images created by radar signals bounced off the moon are seen on a radar scope, during "Project Diana," on January 10, 1946. View of the Army's GB-4 radio controlled television glide bomb, suspended on a chain inside a building. It rotates around showing various views. Scene shifts to a launching track outdoors at a coastal facility, where a glide bomb takes off raising smoke as it accelerates along the launch path. Next, a GB-4 glide bomb is released from underneath a B-17 bomber in flight. It is seen flying away from the aircraft. Inside the aircraft, a crew member views its progress by means of television images received from a transmitter in the front of the bomb. Glimpse of the television images. View from the ground of the GB-4 bomb gliding to the ground and exploding. Views of a German V-2 rocket at Launch Complex 33, White Sands Proving Ground , New Mexico, where it was being tested by the U.S. Army Ordnance Department in 1946. Inside a control room, an Army technician gives the signal to launch, and the V-2 rocket fires and rises straight into the sky, with its fiery tail visible as it gains altitude. More views of scientists, engineers, and technicians inside a Signal Corps electronics laboratory. Soldiers being trained in radar technology, seated at an electronic array. An army staff sergeant technician working on radar components. A variety of different radar antennas rotating outdoors.

Date: 1946
Duration: 1 min 51 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Men gets information from information booth regarding the Chiquita Banana program on the World Food Problem

Aerial and street level views of the CBS(Columbia Broadcasting System) Studio in New York City in 1946. 1940's vehicles parked outside the studio building. Cars and a taxi pass by. Promotion for a Chiquita Banana benefit program on the World Food Problem. CBS lobby towards a street as a crowd exits. People at an information desk in CBS Studio. A girl in an information booth. A man gets information on where the Chiquita Banana show is within the building. Views of people getting information from the young woman in the information booth.

Date: 1946, August
Duration: 2 min 12 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
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