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Reel America: "D-Day to Germany" - 1944

Color film by Hearst News Cameraman Jack Lieb

Jack Lieb with his Camera & Captain of his Invasion Ship

Jack Lieb with his Camera & Captain of his Invasion Ship

England, France & Germany
Sunday, June 8, 2014

Jack Lieb, a cameraman for Hearst Corporation’s “News of the Day” newsreel was assigned to cover the invasion of France in 1944. “D-Day to Germany” is a traveling film and lecture program compiled by Mr. Lieb from his own color film he shot in England, France, and Germany while on the job. The National Archives has restored the film together with an audio recording from 1976 of Jack Lieb’s final lecture about the film before he became ill and passed away. The film and audio were donated to the National Archives in 1984 by Warren Lieb, Jack’s son.

Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014 at 3:35pm (ET)

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