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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
 
 
Eisenhower as the Supreme Commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and as the President of the Columbia University.

Highlights the military career of U.S. General Dwight D Eisenhower from 1945 to 1952. Depicts notable scenes and events starting on D-Day as Allied Forces invade France. Allied planes drop bombs on the enemy positions. Allied troops land on the shores of France. U.S. tanks move forward. Allied soldiers advance towards Saint Lo. Battle in St Lo area. General Patton Forces move forward. French troops and the soldiers of the U.S. 5th Corps march through Paris. The civilians cheer. Allied soldiers move towards the German border fighting on their way. Battle of the Bulge - when the Germans turned counter offensive. The bridge at Remagen on the river Rhine. Allied troops cross the bridge. Allied troops on the offensive, west of the Rhine. The enemy surrenders. Rubble on the streets. General Eisenhower with the troops. Military officers sign documents of German surrender on May 7 1945 in Reims at SHAEF headquarters. Eisenhower makes a speech at the end of the war. Eisenhower, in Paris, waves at the people from an open carriage. People welcome him in his homeland with a ticker tape parade in New York City. Eisenhower waves at the people gathered at the side of the streets from an open car of a motorcade. Eisenhower swears in as the 1st post war Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army. He visited troops in various parts of the world. He salutes and moves towards a car with his wife as he leaves active military life. Pictures of Eisenhower as he becomes the president of the Columbia University. He reviews the troops as he becomes the Supreme Commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Eisenhower on European soil. He enters a car. He assumes supreme command of the land, the sea and the air force. Against the threat from the USSR he prepares the European Armies. Soldiers enter into a train. He reviews troops. General Eisenhower and General Matthew Ridgway salute. He enters into a plane with his wife. Painting of Eisenhower being sworn in as President of the United States. Eisenhower Library in Abilene, Kansas, two boys leaving the Library.

Date: 1945
Duration: 10 min 45 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
German surrender, UN founding, and Chiefs of Counsel meet before conducting Nuremberg and other trials after World War 2.

A film on preparations that are made for prosecution of axis war criminals following World War 2. Ratification of the surrender documents (from surrender two days earlier at Reims) held at Soviet headquarters in Karlshorst, Berlin, on May 9, 1945. German officers Colonel-General Hans-Jürgen Stumpff as the representative of the Luftwaffe, Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel as Chief of Staff of OKW, and Admiral Hans-Georg von Friedeburg as Commander-in-Chief of the Kriegsmarine enter room and are seated. View of Keitel signing the surrender document. Scene change to Hall of the United Nations Conference, held in San Francisco from April 25 to June 26, 1945, with delegates from 50 Allied nations creating the United Nations. This was officially the United Nations Conference on International Organization (UNCIO). Leaders of various United Nations countries address delegates present in the War Memorial Opera House of San Francisco, including Edward Stettinius Jr of the United States. Next: A meeting of the military tribunal Chiefs of Counsel of many nations, including France, Russia, Great Britain and the United States, held in Europe. They sign an agreement.

Date: 1945
Duration: 1 min 43 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A wounded Russian guard being carried on litters in Reims, France.

Oise salvage in France. A Russian guard who got injured during a grenade explosion is carried away on litters in Reims, France. The litter is placed onto a truck and it drives away.

Date: 1945, April 27
Duration: 38 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
United States publishers and editors visit a prisoner of war enclosure and a cathedral in Reims, France.

U.S. publishers and editors visit Reims, France during World War II. U.S. Army General Omar Nelson Bradley at a headquarter building. Newspapermen walk through a prisoner of war (POW) camp area. They visit reclamation and spare parts maintenance headquarters. Vehicles parked outside the building. Trees in the background. An official briefs the newspapermen. They visit the POW enclosure and a cathedral. The visitors get in cars and move.

Date: 1945, April 24
Duration: 2 min 6 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
U.S. Army General Omar Nelson Bradley greets U.S. publishers and editors as they arrive in Reims, France.

U.S. publishers and editors visit Reims, France during World War II. The publishers and editors disembark from an aircraft. Aircraft parked at an airfield in the background. U.S. Army General Omar Nelson Bradley greets the visitors.

Date: 1945, April 24
Duration: 53 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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