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1940

Universal Archives, Inc.; Easton Press

1989

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Video Collection  (D 410.5 1940 .V53 1989 ) and other locations()

  • Title:
    1940
  • Author: Universal Archives, Inc.; Easton Press
  • Description: State of the Union address -- Tulane beaten in Sugar Bowl -- Chic new bathing suits -- President denounces "Red" aggression -- Finland fights on -- British patrol North Sea -- Joe Louis defends title -- Basketball in Manhattan -- Annual sailing classic -- Wonder horse attempts comeback -- War in Europe escalates -- Nazis invade the Netherlands -- British destroyer limps home -- World's Fair -- Students design crazy hats -- Sports highlights --Italy enters the war -- F.D.R. speaks -- Navy releases planes to allies --Troops rushed to North Africa -- Nazis sweep through France -- The collapse of France -- Plane engine plant opens -- Synthetic rubber invented-- New U.S. battleship launched -- Stars attend movie premiere -- Red Cross aids war victims -- Atlantic City pageant -- Italian forces invade Egypt -- U.S. Marines off to Cuba -- New fashion fabric is jersey -- Cincinnati wins World Series -- Americans register for draft -- The president's message -- Japan gets last scrap iron -- Princess Elizabeth speaks to children -- New co-ed styles --U.S. war refugees arrive -- Roosevelt re-elected -- Minnesota tops Michigan,7-6 --Tacoma bridge collapses.
    Clips from contemporary newsreels highlighting events that shaped the year 1940.
  • Publication Date: 1989
  • Publisher: Norwalk, Conn. : Easton Press
  • Format: 1 videocassette (59 min.) : sd., b&w with introductory col. sequence ; 1/2 in. + 1 guide.
  • Subjects: History, Modern -- 20th century; United States -- History -- 1933-1945
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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