• Short Summary

    South Pacific Graphic pictures show US marines landing in force to invade Japanese stronghold.

  • Description

    SOLOMON ISLANDS: Pacific:
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    Ships in convoy on rough sea / Fighter planes escort over convoy / Flying Fortress escort / Troops into landing boats / Jeep cars being lowered / Men in landing boat moving away from ship / Landing boats moving towards shore / BIG GB landing boats moving towards shore / Two warships fire / Sailor signalling with lamp / Land and column of smoke / Fire and smoke on land / Marines landing on beach and running ashore from boat / Marines in fortified position with machine guns / Japanese sign on tree / Japanese camp now captured / Pan past camera as seaplane lands on Japanese airbase / Pilots shaking hands with Marines / Marines hoisting Stars and Stripes pan up Stars and Stripes.

    Military - Active; Americans; World War II in the Far East; Navy - Active; World War II (Second World War)
    Background: South Pacific Graphic pictures show US marines landing in force to invade Japanese stronghold.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACWIEQJNTG3FTU4CWRLPXYEOJL
    Media URN:
    VLVACWIEQJNTG3FTU4CWRLPXYEOJL
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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