General Hugh Drum and James M. Landis, Civil Defense Chief, announce Proclamation restricting movements of civilians in U.S.
United States USA Date:1942, September Duration:4 min 42 sec Sound:Yes
World War II restrictions on movements of civilians in the Eastern United States, are referenced by U.S. Army Lieutenant General Hugh Aloysius Drum, Commander of the Eastern Defense Command, and Mr. James M. Landis, Director of the U.S. Office of Civil Defense. They look at a large map showing the U.S. Eastern states and coast, from Maine to Florida. General Drum discusses Public Proclamation number 4 issued by the War Department, and urges citizens to read it. (It is posted in U.S. Post Offices and describes restrictions on the movements of citizens near war plants and beaches.) General Drum speaks of a uniform system of controls needed for U.S. Civil Defense. James M. Landis, Director of the Office of Civilian Defense, adds his comments about the importance of Civil Defense measures.
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