Historical Film of the Week

USS carrier Franklin D. Roosevelt
USS carrier Franklin D. Roosevelt. The carrier is just left of center, surrounded by other vessels in the harbor.

 

Here is a short news roll film of the USS Carrier Franklin D.  Roosevelt leaving New York Harbor. In addition to that, the film features prisoners of war training, aerial workers repairing St. Patrick’s Cathedral and other news events.  Interesting footage concerning the re-training of German prisoners of war. The link is below.

https://archive.org/details/gov.archives.arc.39090

 

 

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