• Short Summary

    US naval and air units attack Japanese positions on the Solomon Islands.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: ALLIES 'SOFTEN' LAE BEFORE LAND ATTACK

    KAHILI. S. PACIFIC, PACIFIC ISLANDS LAE. NEW BRITAIN MUNDA. NEW GEORGIA: GAV formation of ten Libs. in air towards. CU AV Lib. over camera. Map shot S. Pacific Islands showing Rendova and Munda MIX TO CU Munda and Rendova Islands. LAV Lib. flying over clouds. AV bomb bursts around Jap.cruiser. AV enemy fighter weaving about. AV diving towards and machinegunning Jap.cruiser. SAV Liberator. AV machinegunning shore bases. Nearer AV machinegunning shore bases. SCUAV Lib.flying over sea. CU pilot's hands on joystick. AV machinegunning enemy landing barges. AV machinegunning landing barges. AV two U.S. Libs. over clouds. GAV American destroyers moving along coastline. AV smoking coastline revealing effects of Naval bombardment. GAV coastline. LAW coastline. GAV six destroyers moving along coastline CUAV Fortress in air - "Brewery Wagon." CUAV three bombs dropping. AV ship being hit by bombs. SAV ten bombs dropping from Fortress. GAV hit ship off New Guinea and bombs exploding. CUAV Fortress in air. CU feathered prop. on Fortress. LV Fortress makes pancake landing. GV Fortress coming in to land, side slips and crashes in dust. SV crew round wrecked Fortress. SCU pilot lighting cigarette.

    MUNDA, NEW GEORGIA, PACIFIC IS.: AV four Libs. STAV Lib. GTAV Lib. flying through clouds. CUAV nose of Lib. AV bombs dropping from Lib. AV mass of bombs bursting on ground. AV bombs bursting on ground. AV mass of bombs dropping from Lib. AV bomb bursts on ground. AV two bombs dropping. AV mass of bomb bursts on ground. GAV bomb bursts on smoking target. BIG GAV bomb bursts on smoking target.

    Kahili, S. Pacific, Pacific Islands: GAV formation of ten Libs. in air towards. CU AV Lib. over camera. Map shot S. Pacific Islands showing Rendova and Munda MIX TO CU Munda and Rendova Islands. LAV Lib. flying over clouds. AV bombs bursts around Jap cruiser. AV enemy fighter weaving about. AV diving towards and machine gunning Jap cruiser.

    Navy - Active; Airforce - Active; Americans; World War II in the Far East; Papua New Guinea
    Background: US naval and air units attack Japanese positions on the Solomon Islands.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4JVT99PH6KIWULHSZQ1YGXVMA
    Media URN:
    VLVA4JVT99PH6KIWULHSZQ1YGXVMA
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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