White House entrance during World War 2 and President Roosevelt addresses US Army guards of Washington DC
Washington DC USA Date:1943 Duration:60 sec Sound:Yes
US Army guard standing at the entrance of the White House building. They open a gate as a car arrives. (Narrator indicates it is an army pilot arriving in the car to receive a medal from the President after he hit a Japanese battleship during World War II.) The US Army guards for the Military District of Washington march in formation on the grounds of the White House. President Roosevelt addresses them. He speaks about their duties and service, and acknowledges that they, and he, might rather be closer to the front, but that their job protecting Washington is important. The guards marching after the address.
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