• Short Summary

    United States military reinforcements arrive in the Marshall Islands and conduct a land bombardment, forcing Japanese troops to surrender and be taken as prisoners

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    SLATE INFORMATION: More Action Pictures from the Marshalls

    REPUBLIC OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS:
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    AMERICA MILITARY U.S.troops invade MARSHALLS..task force bombard..troops & equipment landed..infantry advance through jungle..flame throwers..Japanese Prisoners taken..labels round necks..loud-speaker appeals for Japanese to surrender.

    AMERICA MILITARY. Invade Marshalls..task force bombard..troops & equipment landed..infantry advance thro ' jungle.. flame throwers..Jap prisoners taken..labels round necks..loud-speaker appeals for Jap surrender.. Gen. Richardson w. Ad.Nimitz surveys battlefield.. medical services at work..mass shellcass


    AMERICA NAVAL. Task Force approaches Marshall Isles..terrific night bombardment..gun flashes..troops & equipment & reinforcements landed..Admiral Nimitz w.General Richardson on land surveys battlefield..day bombard


    FLAGS. U.S. flag raised on KWALJEIN Isle, Marshalls when U.S. invade


    FLAME THROWERS U.S. troops in Marshall Isles use flame throwers


    GUNS. U.S.warships terrific night bombardment of Marshall Isles..& day..U.S.artillery pounds objectives from small island..empty shell cases (thousands)


    NIMITZ, Admiral W.Chester. W. Gen.Richardson surveys battlefield on Marshall Isles when U.S. invade


    PRISONERS OF WAR Japanese prisoners taken by U.S.troops on Marshall Isles.. labels round Necks marked P.O.W.


    RICHARDSON, General. In Charge of Army invading Marshall Isles..w. Ad.Nimitz surveys battlefield


    ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS. At work on wounded on MARSHALL Isles when U.S. invade.. U.S. and Japanese wounded


    SHELLS Thousand of empty shell cases on ground when U.S. pound Marshall Isles


    Marshall Islands; Military - Active

    British Army, US Army, artillery, bomb, bombings, bombing, bombs, weaponry, warfare, tank, tanks, flame thrower, flame throwers, explosions, soldier, soldiers, WWII, Second World War, Axis, Allies, surrenders, admirals, white flag, World War Two, World War II, war, prisoner of war, prisoners of war
    Background: United States military reinforcements arrive in the Marshall Islands and conduct a land bombardment, forcing Japanese troops to surrender and be taken as prisoners

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1BT8MP7SMMCNDKMGB5EOY8XG0
    Media URN:
    VLVA1BT8MP7SMMCNDKMGB5EOY8XG0
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:57:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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