• Short Summary

    American troops take Saipan.

  • Description

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1362.08
    Media URN:
    44725
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:14:00 / 01:29:09:00
    Canister:
    44/55

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