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    American title reads "US Troops Return to Corregidor".

    Close up shot of a map of Philippines with Corregidor encircled on it. Close up shot of part of a map showing small island of Corregidor. Air shot of the island of Corregidor.

    Several shots of the Japanese soldiers posing on large gun, waving, holding guns in the air in celebration. Various shots of British and Philippines prisoners of war rounded, standing to attention with Japanese officers looking on, some Japanese soldiers around. Several shots of high ranking Japanese and allied officers at table. Several shots of Japanese soldiers taking down American flag and hoisting Japanese flag.

    Long shot of line of American aircraft on airfield, jeeps with crews around. Various shots of airfield with American troops getting ready for action, cleaning and checking their guns and equipment, packing up kit etc. Men are getting into planes with their parachutes on. Several shots of the planes taking off and in flight. Men are sitting in plane getting ready to jump. Several shots of the men jumping, parachutes opening, skies filled with descending paratroops. Several shots of the men on ground. Air shot of the fields covered in white parachutes.

    Various shots of the battleships in action, guns firing, mass of distant explosions on shore seen. Various shots of the invasion - heavy bombing of the island from the air and from the sea. Air shots of the explosion on island. Air shots of battleships and mass of landing crafts approaching shore. Men landing and running for cover. More shots of the infantry and tanks advancing through countryside. Long shot of the island.

    Note - music only, no voiceover.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:25:00 / 01:38:33:00
    UN 1173 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 1173 A
  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution
    Philippines Battle Leyte Offensive Leyte Offensive Japanese Soldiers
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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