War Parade on Fifth Avenue in New York City includes many floats, including from USSR, Belgium,Norway, and South America .
New York City USA Date:1942, June 13 Duration:2 min 11 sec Sound:NO SOUND
War Parade on Fifth Avenue, in New York City, United States. Soldier, in pith helmet, walks with a young boy in uniform.A float with beauty queens from South and Central American countries. A dinosaur-dragon float, representing the Axis powers. A float portraying the devastation and suffering at Bataan and Corregidor. A float showing George Washington rolling up his sleeves, and lined all around with soldiers, sailors,Marines, air raid wardens, and the like. An open car, surrounded by motorcycle policemen, carrying Parade Grand Marshal, Lieutenant General Hugh A. Drum, and a New York City official. A float of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, depicting Stalin on a white horse, and a sign saying: "Victory in 1942." A float with Soldiers,Sailors, Marines, American flags, and pretty women, with sign reading: " Sign Your War Bond Pledge June 14-24." United States flags fly on the buildings. A contingent of Norwegian Air Force, followed by Norwegian sailors and a large float of a ship, with sign reading: "Norway's Seamen, Norway's Front Line Soldiers, 3rd Largest Fleet in United Nations." A float of Belgium. Contingent of Greeks, led by one dressed as ancient Athenian warrior, followed by group carrying a small replica of the Parthenon.They are followed by Greek women in traditional costumes of Amalia and men in traditional uniforms of Evzone. A huge crowd gathered on the sidewalk. Marchers carry placards 'Destroy Hitlerism'.
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