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Film, Video News parade of the year 1945

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About this Item


  • News parade of the year 1945


  • Castle, Eugene W., editor of moving image work
  • Castle Films, inc., production company
  • Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • [United States : Castle Films, 1945]


  • H.M.S. Barham bombed and capsizes. -- Nazi V-2 terror rockets. -- President Franklin D. Roosevelt dies, Millions mourn, Harry Truman takes the oath of office. -- Russians take Berlin. -- Allies enter to establish zones of occupation. -- President Truman in Berlin -- Footage from liberated nations: Britain, France, Holland, Denmark, Norway. -- Shots of Axis war criminals: Hess, Göring, von Rundstedt, Petain, Laval, Yamashita. -- Iwo Jima. -- Okinawa. -- Atomic bomb at Nagasaki. -- Japanese surrender on U.S.S. Missouri. -- Yanks in Tokyo. -- First Cavalry. -- General MacArthur at U.S. Embassy. -- President Truman attends Navy Day. -- Millions of U.S. troops and gigantic U.S. fleet come home.


  • -  World War, 1939-1945
  • -  Roosevelt, Franklin D.--(Franklin Delano),--1882-1945--Death and burial
  • -  Truman, Harry S.,--1884-1972--Inaugurations
  • -  Atomic bomb
  • -  Nagasaki-shi (Japan)--History--Bombardment, 1945
  • -  Barham (Ship)


  • Newsreels
  • Short films
  • Nonfiction films


  • -  MP3043 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Castle Films, Inc.; 15Nov45; MP3043.
  • -  Editor, Eugene W. Castle.
  • -  Contents from MAVIS record.
  • -  Not viewed.
  • -  Sources used: M/B/RS Film and Television catalog card; original cataloging record (fi 53000007); Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1950-1959, p. 237; M/B/RS Dictionary catalog card.


  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 10 min., ca. 400 ft.) : sd., b&w ; 16 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FAA 4321 (viewing print)

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2015600171

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Copyright Collection. News Parade of the Year. editeds by Castle, Eugene W. Of Moving Image Work, , , produceds by Castle Films, Inc.Uction Company [United States: Castle Films, 1945] Video.

APA citation style:

Copyright Collection, Castle, E. W. O. M. I. W., ed. (1945) News Parade of the Year. Castle Films, Inc.Uction Company, prod [United States: Castle Films] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Copyright Collection. News Parade of the Year. ed by Castle, Eugene W. Of Moving Image Work, , , prod by Castle Films, Inc.Uction Company [United States: Castle Films, 1945] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.