• Short Summary

    First pictures of American counter-attack in Solomon Islands.

  • Description

    SOLOMON ISLANDS, PACIFIC ISLANDS: CU sign "Headquarter United States Army Forces in Australia," pan up to U.S. flag flying. SCU Gen. MacArthur. SV map of the Solomon Islands showing Australia, with circle round the Solomon Islands, animated arrows/, etc. GV aircraft carrier at sea. GV Vanguard (?) planes on deck of carrier. LV ship's firing. SV ship's guns firing. GV explosions near Island. SV ship's guns firing. SV ship's guns firing. GV ship's guns firing. GV battleship's guns firing. CU guns firing. GV explosions near Island. GV men unloading equipment at tropical base. SV pan men carrying boxes to land. SBV trucks thru water with wooden boxes. General Front View truck thru water. GV derrick on barge. CU tractor towards camera. GV pier loaded with cases, SV INT. Adm. Byrd seated talking with two officers. SV Byrd wearing helmet talking with officer - ext.

    Jeeps along and troops in troop carrier, Ship firing at sea

    GOOD SCENES: U.S. Marines in Training

    CU map of the Solomon Islands. GV Marines over side of ship into barges. LV Marines climb down rope ladder into barges. SCU men over side. SV parachutists seated in plane. SV pan Marine parachutists seated in plane. GAV plane and five Marine parachutists jump out. CU Marines jump out of doorway of plane. GAV plane and five Marine parachutists in air. GV six amphibian tanks approach beach with troops. GV mass of Marines in rubber boats past ship. SV seven rubber boats with troops approaching beach. LV rubber boats approach beach with troops. GV Marines running on beach. LV men running on beach. SV Marines run towards camera waving rifles.

    United States of America; Ships and Boats; Military - Active; World War II (Second World war)
    Background: First pictures of American counter-attack in Solomon Islands.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4GL7ZYPXRRO6XEZPHOUCVMZ49
    Media URN:
    VLVA4GL7ZYPXRRO6XEZPHOUCVMZ49
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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