• Short Summary

    US increase hold on Guadalcanal, strategic island in Solomons. Allied reinforcements press home attack in?

  • Description

    PACIFIC ISLANDS: New Guinea:
    EXT
    GV beach, south of Buna, with locals standing on beach
    LV Boat arriving, carrying Aussies and Americans.
    STV Aussies and Americans on boat.
    GV troops coming ashore in small boats
    Side view natives helping carry supplies ashore.
    SBV natives helping supplies ashore showing stacks of supplies.
    GV Marines lying in bush in Buna area.
    LV troops fire gun (cannon), native hut in background.
    LV shell explodes in quay.
    GROUND TO AIR three Japanese planes in air coming into attack.
    SV hand driven radio station.
    GV small ammunition boat burning at sea, result of Jap attack.

    GROUND TO AIR Japanese plane overhead (seen through trees)

    LV Locals walking towards carrying wounded man in blanket.
    SV pan two soldiers carrying wounded man.

    AT SEA / ON BOARD US WARSHIP
    GV Japanese patrol boat on horizon.
    CU allied ship guns fire.
    GV shells exploding on Japanese ship.
    SV More guns fire.
    LV shells exploding on Jap ship.
    GV another Jap ship.
    STV guns fire from allied ship.
    GV shells exploding on Jap ship.
    GV survivors in water in small boat.
    SV pan down and SV Japanese survivors on board American warship.

    Military - Active; Japan; World War II in the Far East; British Empire; Americans
    Background: US increase hold on Guadalcanal, strategic island in Solomons. Allied reinforcements press home attack in Buna region, New Guinea.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA65PCMZKAXXAH05B1VV2I4RGLP
    Media URN:
    VLVA65PCMZKAXXAH05B1VV2I4RGLP
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    SOUTH PACIFIC: Japanese lose ground

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