• Short Summary

    Further pictures of successful American assault show devastating naval bombardment, capture of airfield and rounding up of prisoners.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: US Tightens Grip on Solomon Islands

    PACIFIC ISLES: SOLOMON ISLANDS:
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    GV US Warships and transport ship at sea / Transport ship in rough sea / Marines on bridge with telephone / US Warships / Soldiers loading gun / Guns firing from battleship / Explosions near island / Warship firing guns near island and explosions on island / Australian warship firing after being hit / Warship firing near island / A.A guns firing / Various quick firing guns in action

    Bursts in sky / Island showing spotting plane

    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) Japanese air field / Marines in landing craft approaching island / Marines on Solomon Islands / Dead bodies lying on the ground / Captured equipment on ground / Japanese prisoners behind barbed wire / Three Japanese prisoners squatting beside tree / More Japanese prisoners on island

    Military - Active; Americans; Navy - Active; Prisoners of War; Japan; World War II
    Background: Further pictures of successful American assault show devastating naval bombardment, capture of airfield and rounding up of prisoners.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC0M8WSL5L4O155Z979AH4R1K5
    Media URN:
    VLVAC0M8WSL5L4O155Z979AH4R1K5
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/10/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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