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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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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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