Universal Newsreel – Nazi Murder Mills (1945)

“(1) “First actual newsreel pictures of atrocities in Nazi murder camps. Helpless prisoners tortured to death by a bestial enemy…Here Is The Truth” (Real-life horror pictures revealing the unbelievable atrocities committed by the Nazis in their murder camps) Grasleben: Wounded and emaciated Yanks, captured in von Runstedt’s bulge attack of last winter, are fed and given medical care by the Yank armies of liberation.

Universal Newsreel – “Japanese Films of Atomic Bomb blast at Hiroshima (1946)”

This film is part of the Universal Newsreel collection and contains the following footage:

“(1) Japanese Film collection of the aftermath of the atomic bomb blast at Hiroshima released one year later

(2) Underwater atom blast rocks Bikini (line down the middle of film frames) Admiral Blandy commander of the task force, the 2nd test of Operation Crossroads, cameras point to the site of underwater explosion Test Baker, a mushroom cloud explosion, carrier Saratoga finally sinks, another view of the blast from an overhead airplane.

(soundtrack cuts out at very end)”

Universal Newsreel – First Pictures Atomic Blast! (1946)

“(1) “The dramatic film history of the atom bomb test at Bikini! Pictures of the actual bomb drop! Blasted ships and the terrible destructive force of the world’s fourth atom bomb! Universal Newsreel, in cooperation with the Army and Navy, presents the motion picture drama, ‘Operation Crossroads.’ This film record of the historical event shows in dramatic detail the various phases of the epochal experiment, from takeoff to the awful blast that destroyed or damaged more than half the ships in Bikini Lagoon.” scenes of Admiral William H. Blandy commanding Operation Crossroads at Bikini Lagoon, test animals put on ships, sheep is sheared, Secretary of Navy Forrestal speaks on the deck of the ship (sound distorted), crews leave, Bikini fleet ready, A-bomb loaded on B-29 Dave’s Dream, the plane takes off, bomb doors open, men put on protective goggles; (2) “The bomb’s away! It’s falling . . . ” than an explosion, “motion picture spectacle of all time” and another view of the explosion. (complete newsreel)”

Universal Newsreel – “Peace March. Thousands Oppose Vietnam War (1967)”

This film is part of the Universal Newsreel Collection:

“Antiwar demonstrators protest in Central Park, March to UN building, included students and hippies and priests and nuns, burn draft cards, shouted confrontations with anti-antiwar marchers, pro-war signs, Martin Luther King leads procession; another march in downtown San Francisco down Market Street to the stadium, sponsored by loose coalition of left-wing anti-war groups.