Made in 1945 on behalf of the American Red Cross, SEEING THEM THROUGH is a short film reporting on the activities of the American Red Cross and the useage made of contributed funds for the previous year. American troops are shown in combat in Europe and in the Pacific during the island hopping campaign, with medical corpsman administering aid in jungle hospitals. This includes astonishing footage of emergency surgery in extremely primitive conditions, and Red Cross supplies including blood plasma being given to the wounded. Hospital ships and a warehouse supplying aid to prisoners of war are also shown. The film also includes footage of the famed Clubmobiles delivering warm coffee and food to the troops along with smiles from pretty female volunteers.
This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD and 2k. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com