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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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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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