Experience the American Journey through our country's visual heritage in this historical recording provided by the National Archives of the United States.From of the United News collection, a World War II news series created to boost morale at home and abroad.BRITISH PURSUE ROMMEL IN LIBYA,1942:1. Tanks of the British 8th Army roll past the wreckage of Rommel's Afrika Corps in Libya. Supply bases established on the British route. 2. Canadian mounted police officially open the Alcan highway near Alaska and truck convoys roll northward. 3. Allied troops advance through wet New Guinea jungles and are supplied from the air. 4. Carrier-based planes fight Japanese planes off New Guinea. A carrier is set afire but remains afloat. MACARTHUR BLASTS JAPANESE FROM NEW GUINEA,1942: 1. Transport planes carry U.S. Troops across the New Guinea mountains and infantry units advance through jungle areas. 2. Pres. Roosevelt and Henry Wallace greet Pres. Batista of Cuba in Washington, D.C. 3. Merchant seamen graduate and pass in review. 4. A farm family in the U.S. Makes machine tools in their home. Chromium is mined in the Pacific Northwest. 5. Coastal batteries fire practice salvoes. 6. Mine sappers clear the way as tanks and infantry of the British 8th Army roll across Libya. Italian troops surrender en masse. AMERICA REPORTS ON AID TO ALLIES,1942: 1. Lend-lease shipments are prepared and shipped. President Roosevelt. 2. ground and aerial views of the Canadian "Mosquito" bomber and a U.S. Army observation plane. 3. The cruiser San Francisco docks in the U.S. Adm. King. 4. Supplies are carried by trains and trucks in Alaska. 5. A meeting of the U.S. High Command. Personages Gens. Arnold and Marshall, Adms. King, Land, and Leahy, Harry Hopkins, Paul V. McNutt, and Elmer Davis. 6. Launchings of ships. Henry J. Kaiser assembles a model Victory ship. 7. The crew of an aircraft carrier swims in the ocean. LATEST PICTURES WITH AMERICAN TROOPS IN NORTH AFRICA,1942: 1. Gens. Eisenhower and Clark review U.S. Troops in North Africa. Gen. Doolittle inspects airbases. French and Sengalese troops. French Gen. Henri Giraud is met at the Washington, D.C. Airport by Gen. Joseph McNarney. 2. P-38 airplanes are unloaded and assembled in Australia. 3. The British 8th Army occupies Benghazi in North Africa. 4. Aircraft carriers and other ships withstand a Japanese aerial assault. This historical recording from the National Archives may contain variations in audio and video quality based on the limitations of the original source material.The content summary for this DVD is adapted from an historical description provided by the government agency or donor at the time of production release. This product is manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.