BRITAIN HOLDS INVASION MANEUVERS Speed and fire-power will count if and when Hitler strikes at England, and British machine-gun battalions pack plenty of both. After checking their vulnerabilities along the coasts, they rush to danger zones in speedy trucks and go into action.
GIRLS RESPOND TO "DANCE DRAFT" Uncle Sam's appeal for pretty Federal employees to enroll as dance partners for Army camps is met with enthusiasm. Brunettes, Blondes and Redheads sign up to jitterbug with the troops.
NAZI RUDOLPH HESS Rudolf Hess, Deputy Fuhrer and considered to be the number 3 man in Hitler's Germany after Goring. Hess was best known for his surprise flight to Scotland on May 10, 1941 in which he intended to negotiate peace with the British, but which resulted in his capture and long term imprisonment.
MONUMENT TO LOU GEHRIG - HD In 1941, Lou Gehrig passes away from complications due to ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). The flags fly half-staff at Yankee Stadium where a monument is set up for him. Master in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ 29.97fps 1080p.
Date: 1940s - BLACK/WHITE Source: HD Length: 00:01:22:00, With Audio
SHIPS AFLAME, PROPAGANDA WARNING Several shots of ships engulfed in flames and smoke, firemen sifting through wreckage and removing wounded and dead on stretchers. On-screen printed propaganda warns that thoughtlessness breeds sabotage
JOE DIMAGGIO 0Fine footage of 's career including him signing autographs for young fans. There are nice shots of him hitting a home run and sliding into second for a double. Joe fields a ball in center and throws it back in. There are also shots of him hitting safely during his 56-game hitting streak in 1941. 1930's/
TRENCH COAT SPIES SABOTAGE SHIP Following an exterior shot of a ship berthed at a pier, two trench coat-wearing spies sneak down the gangplank moments before a man opens a booby trapped door, triggering an explosion
STARLETS SUPPORT WAR EFFORT Two shots of Hedy Lamar and other actresses dressed as nurses raising money for the Red Cross in a movie theater lobby. Followed by several shots of Hedy Lamarr and other actresses at an outdoor war bond rally. Dorothy Lamour speaks into a microphone. Two shots of Carole Lombard accepting donations at a bond rally.
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