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Politicians address as Hanneagan calls the Democratic National Convention into session at the Chicago Stadium in Chicago.

Democratic National Convention at the Chicago Stadium in Chicago, Illinois. Helen Gahagan (ex Broadway star, wife of film star Melvyn Douglas and herself a candidate for Congress from California) answers media persons. Photographers take photos. Mrs. Claude Pepper of Florida, Congress-woman Mary Norton of New Jersey, Senator Jackson of Indiana, Senator Scott Lucas, old warrior James Farley and others present. Chairman Robert Hanneagan calls the Democratic National Convention into session. Mrs. Charles Tillett of North Carolina addresses the convention. Helen Gahagan gives a speech. Oklahoma's Chief Executive Robert S. Kerr delivers an address.

Date: 1944, July 18
Duration: 3 min 12 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Women's Army Corps visit The Sphinx and Pyramids in Giza and the Mosque of Muhammed Ali in Cairo, Egypt

United States Women's Army Corps (WAC) visit Egypt. After leaving Italy, a group of WACs pose for a camera beside The Sphinx in Giza, Egypt. They ride camels. Pyramids in the background. After sandals are tied to their feet, they visit The Mosque of Muhammed Ali in Cairo. They walk the streets of Cairo; one of them touches a donkey as they walk. WACs seen sitting in a row.

Date: 1944, July 18
Duration: 53 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
United States Army Air Force P-61 Black Widow demonstration: P-61 takes off in Hawthorne, California.

United States Army Air Forces aircraft Black Widow's features are demonstrated in Hawthorne, California. A stationary Northrop P-61 Black Widow aircraft with views of its tail section, wings and engines starting. The Black Widow takes off.

Date: 1944, July 18
Duration: 33 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. and French people celebrate independence and captured prisoners are being taken by the Americans in France.

Independence celebrations in France during World War II. U Army General Dwight D. Eisenhower observes the firing of a giant howitzer. A message on an artillery shell for the Germans. Artillery is loaded and fired. Camouflaged artillery is fired. Smoke rises due to the firing. U.S. and French people celebrate victory. Soldiers fire to draw out German snipers. American soldiers capture prisoners. Wounded are treated. An equipment burns. Prisoners are being taken by the Americans.

Date: 1944, July 18
Duration: 1 min 54 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
French children sing a song in France and wreaths are placed at Victor Emanuel Memorial in Rome, Italy in Europe.

Independence celebrations in Europe during World War II. In France large crowds gather to celebrate liberation. Soldiers salute. French children hold American flags which are made from paper by them and sing a song. An old man standing in front of them. In Rome, Italy wreaths are placed at Victor Emmanuel Memorial and the U.S. flag flutters in air.

Date: 1944, July 18
Duration: 1 min 17 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Admiral Karl Doenitz reviews German sailors and addresses them in Germany.

A 'U' boat training station is reviewed in Germany during World War II. Admiral Karl Doenitz, the Commander of the German Navy, is greeted by an officer. He reviews German sailors. The Admiral addresses naval men. The sailors standing at attention.

Date: 1944, May
Duration: 1 min 33 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: German