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    While Chinese civilians construct an airfield for U.S. use with hand tools, combat continues in?

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    SLATE INFORMATION: China Hits Back in the Air

    CHINA: Various:

    AEROPLANES AMERICAN Flying Fortresses raid Salamau, New Guinea.. bombs.. explosions on land.. Coolies in China build airfield under U.S. Army engineer supervision.. old methods no new machinery

    AMERICA MILITARY. Scenes in S.Pacific jungle..wounded tommy carried on stretcher..jeep w.tommy on bonnet..blood transfusion given..soldier w.bandaged face

    BLOOD TRANSFUSION & DONORS. Given to wounded U.S. soldier in jungle S. Pacific

    BOMBS Flying Fortresses drop bombs over Salamua, N. Guinea

    Thousands lying on dock at CHINESE port..(in lines)

    CHINA Coolies build airfield..U.S. Army engineers supervise..no modern machinery..warplanes & bombs unloaded at port..& trucks..Flying Fortress off to raid Salamau N.Guinea.

    JUNGLE U.S. Army fight in jungle in S. Pacific.. jeep thro' undergrowth.. wounded carried on stretcher.. blood transfusion given in jungle

    NEW GUINEA. Flying Fortresses over SALAMUA.. bombs, explosions

    SHIPPING. Supplies unloaded at port in CHINA..bombs, trucks, planes on dock (large quantities)..natives unload etc.

    Airforce - Active

    China, Chinese, worker, workers, axes, buckets, airfield, runway, Duglas C-47 Skytrain, supply, supplies, Lend-Lease, vehicles, air craft, aircraft, warplane, Consolidated B-24 Liberator, air raid, bombardment, bombing raid, jungle warfare, hospital, Jeep, ambulance, casualty, casualties, wounded, injured, Red Cross, assistance
    Background: While Chinese civilians construct an airfield for U.S. use with hand tools, combat continues in the jungle and casualties must be carried to first aid and relief stations

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    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
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