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ITN Source digitizes WWII footage for 70th anniversary

In honor of the 70th anniversary of the Second World War, ITN Source has digitized rare footage from newsreels that offer perspectives of the war from Britain, Germany and America. Key events and reports that have been digitized by ITN Source include the Deutsche Wochenschau newsreel produced by the Nazis which includes a story reporting the apparent French surrender in the railway carriage; a Gaumont British story showing Charles De Gaulle rejecting France's surrender to Germany; the invasion of Poland; the attack on Pearl Harbor and the Dunkirk evacuation. All the newly digitized footage has been added to ITN Source's New Classics collection. For information visit ITN Source's WWII site.
September 1, 2009

In honor of the 70th anniversary of the Second World War, ITN Source has digitized rare footage from newsreels that offer perspectives of the war from Britain, Germany and America. Key events and reports that have been digitized by ITN Source include the Deutsche Wochenschau newsreel produced by the Nazis which includes a story reporting the apparent French surrender in the railway carriage; a Gaumont British story showing Charles De Gaulle rejecting France’s surrender to Germany; the invasion of Poland; the attack on Pearl Harbor and the Dunkirk evacuation. All the newly digitized footage has been added to ITN Source’s New Classics collection. For information visit ITN Source’s WWII site.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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