American and Australian bombers attack Japanese fleet in the Bismarck Sea.
Full title reads: "BATTLE OF THE BISMARCK SEA".
Close up shot of a map of Bismarck Sea area. Operations room at an RAAF base - various shots of actions plans to combat the Japanese fleet heading towards New Guinea. Various shots of a scramble - Australian and American air crews rush to their planes. Several shots of the planes, mainly bombers, taking off. Ground to air shot of formation of Beaufighters moving fast overhead. Various shots of the USA Air Force and Royal Australian Air Force in action against the Japanese convoy in the Bismarck Sea. Columns of black smoke show some of the successes. Shots include camera gun action from dive bombers. Several shots of the squadron returning to base. A group of the Australian and American pilots after action. Several shots of the three men giving their account of the battle (natural sound). Air to air shots of Beaufighters.
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