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    Item title reads - Victorious U.S. navy action in Philippines.

    Various shots of United States Carrier at sea with escort ships in background. M/S deck of Carrier showing aeroplanes lined up. M/S loading bombs onto planes. C/U planes taking off including the Lexington, the Wasp and the Hornet. Good aerial shot of the Philippines. A map shows Leyte where the U.S. forces are threatened by Japanese ships and planes. Various shots of tracer bullets firing at plane. L/S U.S.S. Princetown being bombed. A Japanese plane crashes into sea alongside Carrier. L/S U.S.S. Princetown being blown up by sister ship after her magazine exploded. Aerial shot of another Carrier at sea. Various shots of damaged planes crashing on deck of carrier. Various shots of a naval reconstruction of the U.S. attack on the Japanese shipping.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    44860
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1370.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:14:00 / 01:02:22:00
    Canister:
    44/97
    Sort Number:
    44/097
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Philippines Battle Temporary Workspaces: 16.11.2010 22:51 Leyte Offensive Leyte Offensive US Navy US Navy
  • Stills

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

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