• Short Summary

    US Aircraft carrier (unnamed by censors) survives terrific fight against Japanese planes.

  • Description

    GV three Destroyers at sea and plane flying over them.
    Long side view battleship fires guns PAN to bursts in sky and to aircraft carrier.
    LV aircraft carrier firing guns.

    Side view Men on aircraft carrier firing machine guns and quick firing guns.

    SHIP TO AIR shot of enemy planes overhead, diving, many bursts in sky

    Men firing quick firing A.A. guns on carrier.

    SHIP TO AIR shot of mass tracer fire going up towards enemy plane in air TILT DOWN something falling.
    LV enemy plane crashes into sea.
    CU gun fires (quick shot)
    GV bursts in sky, carrier in background.
    Shot deck of carrier with about six Martlet planes parked, guns firing men running off deck and over side to take cover

    GV Tracers up towards enemy plane diving, carrier in background.

    Shot carrier deck with about six Martlet planes, and enemy plane flying over, guns firing and tracers towards plane, shell bursts in air.
    CU bomb splash and A.A. gun turning.
    Shot of tracers up towards enemy plane flying away.
    GV PAN enemy plane skimming water and crashing into sea. and GV mass of tracers being fired up to plane midst mass of shell bursts.
    Shot deck of carrier about nine Martlet planes in background, guns firing, man runs to side to take cover, others lying on deck, this shot shows carrier swinging round, guns and tracers firing, mass of shell bursts in sky..man also lying on deck of carrier.
    GV enemy plane over aircraft carrier and bursts in air.
    LV destroyer firing guns and four planes, Martlets, of carrier in foreground.
    CU gun firing.
    LV destroyer being hit by bomb - cloud of smoke, four Martlett planes on carrier in foreground.
    GV tracers firing up to enemy plane.
    CU bomb explodes in water very near carrier.
    GV bomb splash very near carrier.
    LTV deck of carrier men running out to crashed plane on deck.

    LT side view men firing quick firing guns.

    Shot enemy plane flying overhead.
    LTV on deck, men around plane run away for cover and guns firing, spray washed over deck on end of scene.
    Long Top Side View men firing quick firing guns.
    Shot showing tracers up into sky full of bursts.
    LTV deck of carrier with plane at edge showing U.S. Star, showing carrier swinging round to shot of two planes burning in water.
    LV many bursts in sky and enemy plane over battleship.
    LT side view men firing quick firing guns.
    Shot tracers up towards enemy plane midst shell bursts and clouds.
    LT side view men firing quick firing guns.
    LV deck of carrier with Martlet plane, gun firing and men running to side to take cover.
    GV Enemy Japanese plane overhead.
    CU bomb splash in water.
    LV deck of carrier with Martlet aboard, deck quivering and plane bouncing and hangs over side.
    GV enemy plane in air overhead.
    LV deck of carrier, bomb hits far end of deck and fire starts.
    Side View men firing quick firing guns.
    LTV three men running onto deck about turn and run back.
    CU bomb explodes on deck filling camera with smoke and spray, clears away showing damage on deck.
    GV showing two enemy planes flying in towards camera.
    Shot showing spray over camera onto deck, result of bomb exploding very near carrier. Shot at back of gunners showing enemy plane bursting into flames and starts to dive.
    GV enemy plane nose dives into sea.
    LTV fire at end of carrier, and men rushing to put it out.
    STV men rushing out hoses.
    LV fire almost out and men at work.

    SV and CU damage done underneath deck where bomb hit.
    Men preparing Martlet plane beside patched up bomb hole on deck
    STV men pushing plane on deck, showing U.S. markings.
    GTV men and Douglas SBV-1 planes on deck, showing U.S. markings.

    US Navy - Active / US Airforce - Active / Censorship / World War II in the Far East; Americans / Japanese / fighter planes
    Background: US Aircraft carrier (unnamed by censors) survives terrific fight against Japanese planes.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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