NAZI SUB BASES AGAIN BOMBED RAF and American bombers again turn their attention to the lairs of Nazi wolfpacks at Lorient, Wilhelmshaven and Bremen...to arrest the threat of the sub warfare before it can further imperil Allied shipping.
JAPAN JOINS THE U.N. Japan becomes the 80th member of the United Nations. Foreign Minister Shigemitsu accepts the seat for his country, whose entry into World War II united the Big Three and ultimately resulted in the formation of therninternational body.
"BATTLE HYMN" HERO, COL. HESS VISITS KOREAN CHILDREN Air Force Colonel Dean Hess, the famed "Flying Parson" of World War Two andrnKorea, revisits the hundreds of Korean orphans who are now his wards, after his rescue of them from battle zones and founding of an orphanage. A modern new building is under construction now--to which is pledged his earnings from his book 'Battle Hymn" and the forthcoming U-I film of the same name.
MISSILE-LAUNCHING SUBMARINE Two key instruments of modern war, guided missiles and long-range subs, are joined in a new weapons system. The "Regulus" missile extends the Navy's striking potential far inland, anywhere in the world.
MARINES RAID MAKIN ISLAND A Marine Raider Battalion returns after its attack on a Japanese sea-plane base and installations in the northernmost part of the Gilbert Islands, where much damage was done and trophies captured.
BASEBALL IN IRELAND For the first time since the last World War, American Doughboys cross bats on Irish soil. A huge crowd turns out to see the game, which is played for charity--among which are many American soldiers.
EX-KAISER WILHELM II DIES IN EXILE AT 82 Death in exile is the final chapter in the dramatic life of the World War I leader Kaiser Wilhelm II who has spent 22 years away from Germany. Rare scenes show highlights in his stormy career as Germany's War Lord.
BRITISH WARSHIPS CORNER BISMARCK First dramatic "on-the-spot" pictures of the chase and destruction of the Nazi battleship, and the arrival of German survivors in England, while ships celebrate victory.
BEAUTIFUL WAR REFUGEES - ORCHIDS Europe's war is the cause of a shipment to the U.S. of 50,000 worth of rare orchids, sent from a British greenhouse to escape bombs. A famous grower in Seattle, Washington welcomes the exotic plants to his collection.
WINANT BACK TO SEE PRESIDENT Uncle Sam's envoy to England, John G. Winant, returns to Laguardia Field, N.Y. on the Yankee Clipper for important talks with the President on World War II. He makes no statement on arrival, but hurries to Washington.
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