FASHION GETS THE BOOT Fashion gets the boot--so to speak. In New York, the newest footwear is shown--boots in fancy leather, and high style colors. For evening the knee-length boots are in 24 karat kid--or studded with diamonds Beautiful dresses, furs, and close ups on the boots.
STORMS RIP EASTERN U.S. AND JAPAN Hurricane Helene roars along the Carolinas and Virginia Capes, her 140 m.p.h. winds and slashing rains taking a high toll in property damages. But forewarned residents take cover and no life is lost. Central Japan reels under Typhoon Ida, one of the worst storms in the nation's history. Nearly 600 die, thousands are injured or missing, while property damage alone is truly catastrophic in scope.
ON BLOODY OKINAWA Admiral Chester Nimitz flies to Okinawa to view the costly progress which the U.S. 10th Army is making. Wounded Yanks limp past the graves of their dead comrades. Tremendous artillery bombardments answer the barrages which the Japanese are laying down in an unsuccessful effort to stop the Yanks. G.I.s creep forward under cover of bazooka fire and flame-throwing tanks. High explosive grenades destroy Japanese defense caves. Japanese corpses and dummy tanks are passed. The advance continues over ridges and across valleys, until finally, Naha the ruined capital of Okinawa is entered.
MILLROSE GAMES Top track and field stars turn out for the Millrose Games. Bob Richards, the vaulting vicar, wins his 8th title. In the 880, Mal Whitfield outpaces the field and scores a double victory by a repeat in the 660--to win the Wanamaker trophy as outstanding competitor.
MUSSOLINI HUNG IN PUBLIC SQUARE An indignant mob aims well-placed kicks at the bodies of Mussolini and his mistress lying in a public square in Milan. Later, their corpses dangle head downward, high above the leering crowds.
Date: 1945 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:51:00, No Audio
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