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FOCUS ON THE 1940s

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1940  (Estimated Year)
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00:01:27 - 00:12:37
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494898_1_2
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1940  (Estimated Year)
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00:01:27 - 00:02:41
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DO NOT USE Opening Montage.

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494898_1_3
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1940  (Estimated Year)
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00:02:41 - 00:03:37
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DO NOT USE excerpts from home movies

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494898_1_4
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1940  (Estimated Year)
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00:03:37 - 00:04:41
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CU placard traveling towards cam: WAR, proclaims the Herald. CU ADOLF HITLER watching, saluting passing troops (Denmark?); MSs troops; MS/CUs weeping Danes in street, waving goodbye to loved ones. LSs German troops marching through newly occupied Belgian city; MS sign (BELGIQUE). MSs German trucks & Panzer tanks on the move through rural France (Luxembourg?); LS burning building, night. MSs French people "fleeing" France, walking along rural road (refugees?). Great wide MS uniformed French soldier walking along Paris street, waving white flag of surrender. Excellent MSs Hitler & entourage in Paris, Eiffel Tower in BG; CU Hitler peering through some type of periscope (observation tower in Paris?).

FOCUS ON THE 1940s

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494898_1_5
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1940  (Estimated Year)
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00:04:41 - 00:05:15
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The Battle of Britain & the Blitz. TLS Luftwaffe bombers taking off from airfield. Wide MS British anti-aircraft gun spinning turret. MS bombs being dropped (cam mounted on bottom of bomber). Montage of nighttime explosions, London. Montage London, post-Blitz: smoldering ruins, firefighters squelching flames, refuges passing through rubble, general devastation, coffin being lowered into grave. Audio of Churchill's "Finest Hour" speech (excerpted).

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494898_1_6
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1940  (Estimated Year)
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00:05:15 - 00:06:24
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CU Army colonel saluting camera. Nice MS uniformed Army on parade. Attack on Pearl Harbor. Wide LS Japanese fighters in flight, Rising Sun flag in near FG. Traveling TLS smoking battleships; TLSs ruins of American naval fleet. LSs President FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT speaking to Joint Session of Congress, declaring war. C/A MSs Americans listening to radios, in public & in private.

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494898_1_7
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1940  (Estimated Year)
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00:06:24 - 00:06:56
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DO NOT USE Stills American men enlisting & being shipped out, resting on troop ship.

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494898_1_8
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1940  (Estimated Year)
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00:06:56 - 00:07:03
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DO NOT USE Stills of GI sweethearts, children & family members

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494898_1_9
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1944  (Estimated Year)
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00:07:03 - 00:07:40
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The D-Day Invasion. MCU bullets being loaded into curved automatic rifle clip. Quick MS British soldier inspecting pistol. MCU British Sten Gun submachine gun being locked & loaded. CU pineapple grenade being slipped into pouch. MCU knife being sharpened on wheel. TLS/MSs U.S. 101st Airborne Division paratroopers (Screaming Eagles) donning gear outside plane, then boarding it; TLS transport plane bearing D-Day markings taxiing; MS U.S. officer saluting plane. MS aboard pontoon boat wading in shallow waters along Normandy beachfront; door is opened and British (Canadian?) soldiers step off. Wide LS misty beachhead, soldiers storming.

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494898_1_10
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1940  (Estimated Year)
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00:07:40 - 00:07:48
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DO NOT USE Stills of injured or dead soldiers

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494898_1_11
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1944  (Estimated Year)
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00:07:48 - 00:08:32
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Liberation of Rome. MSs American soldiers walking happily through streets; MS elated civilian crowd; quick TLS Pope Pius XII speaking from balcony. MSs GIs swimming, wrestling in French waters (naval carrier in near BG). Liberation of Paris. Panning MS Parisians clapping. TLS French flag flying from Arc de Triomphe. TLS CHARLES DE GAULLE and entourage walking through streets of Paris. MSs crowd holding signs ("1944", "Liberation", "FFI"). MS elated French woman wearing American officer's hat and riding Jeep through clogged street. High angle TLS crowd dancing in street.

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494898_1_12
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1945  (Estimated Year)
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00:08:32 - 00:09:12
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MSs BENITO MUSSOLINI & his mistress lying dead in street; crowd hangs them by their feet for display. MS eagle emblem of Third Reich. Wide LS stone swastika atop Bunker in Berlin exploding. Cut to montage of celebrations in major European cities (V-E Day, Armistice in Europe).

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494898_1_13
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1945  (Estimated Year)
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00:09:12 - 00:09:57
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MS American marines crouching along Pacific beachheads. MS marine using flamethrower in jungle. MSs tanks firing, soldiers firing guns, tossing grenades, explosions, etc. MS dead Japanese soldier sliding down hill, into ditch. MS propellers of Japanese fighters spinning. MSs Kamikaze pilots receiving order, saluting officer, boarding fighter planes. LS Japanese fighter flying low. MS American sailors scrambling on deck of battleship struck by Kamikaze fighter.

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494898_1_14
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1945  (Estimated Year)
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00:09:57 - 00:10:50
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MS President HARRY S. TRUMAN speaking into camera, inferring the use of the atomic bomb against Japan should they not surrender: LET THERE ME NO MISTAKE. WE SHALL COMPLETELY DESTROY JAPAN'S POWER TO MAKE WAR. IF THEY DO NOT NOW ACCEPT OUR TERMS, THEY MAY EXPECT A RAIN OF RUIN FROM THE AIR, THE LIKES OF WHICH HAVE NEVER BEEN SEEN ON THIS EARTH. C/A MSs Japanese soldiers, sailors; street scenes, etc. Wide LS atomic bomb exploding (first test in New Mexico?). Cut to LS/MSs mass devastation in Hiroshima & Nagasaki. Wide LS same atomic bomb explosion.

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494898_1_15
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1945  (Estimated Year)
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00:10:50 - 00:11:35
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MS unfurled flags flying in wind (America, Norway, USSR, England). MSs European refugee children receiving food, eating. MSs bored-looking German prisoners (officers still in uniform). MS men in striped prison uniforms unloading dead bodies from truck and into building at a concentration camp (these burly well-fed men are either kapos or Soviet prisoners of war). MSs Nazi war criminals-HERMANN GOERING and RUDOLPH HESS among them-- sitting at Nuremburg hearings.

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494898_1_16
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1945  (Estimated Year)
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00:11:35 - 00:12:03
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LS/MSs farmers harvesting wheat, employing horse-drawn combine. LS/MSs goods being loaded onto freighter ship.

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494898_1_17
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1945  (Estimated Year)
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00:12:03 - 00:12:25
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Newsreel of House of Un-American Activities Committee hearings (MSs crowd, reporters, committeemen including RICHARD NIXON, and actors such as RONALD REAGAN being sworn in for testimony).

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494898_1_18
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1945  (Estimated Year)
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00:12:25 - 00:12:37
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LS Great Wall of China; MS Nationalist soldiers walking along expanse. MSs Soviet soldiers marching in parade, MS statue of Lenin pointing (judging by the uniforms, rifles and film stock, these shots seem out of date with the rest of the material, by at least 15 yrs odd)