President Roosevelt speaks to crowd in Ottawa. Montage of World War II milestones and military action.
Ottawa, Canada Date:1943, August Duration:2 min 29 sec Sound:NO SOUND
President Franklin D Roosevelt speaking from steps of Parliament, in Ottawa, Canada, during World War 2. Behind him stands Canadian Prime Minister, William Lyon Mackenzie King. Large crowd gathered. Crowd waves at the President. The sequence then shifts to a montage of World War 2 milestones shown in newspaper headlines and battle scenes such as American battleships and destroyers firing on coastal targets; .troops in an amphibious assault; U.S.marines wading ashore, after leaving landing craft. Field artillery firing. Newspaper reads 'Italy Quits'. Newspaper slowly burns. The sequence returns to Roosevelt speaking on steps of Canadian Parliament. US, British and Canadian flags side by side. View of a very large gathering of Canadians at the event.
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