American troops take Saipan.
Item title reads - Americans swoop on Saipan.
Various shots over task force off coast of Saipan. C/U map of Pacific area in question. Various shots as seaplanes take off from aircraft carriers. Various shots of day and dusk naval barrage on Saipan. Various shots as U.S. troops go down scaling nets and onto landing craft which head out across choppy waters towards the beach. Various shots of U.S. troops at their established beachhead on Saipan. M/S of dead bodies. M/S wounded man on stretcher. M/S Americans holding the Japanese flag.