• Short Summary

    Marines bring supplies for troops at Guadalcanal and take over the bombed airfield at Lunga.

  • Description

    Titles read: "BATTLE OF THE SOLOMONS".

    Solomon Islands, South Pacific.

    Various shots of an American convoy in heavy seas, nearing the Solomon Islands with supplies for troops at Guadalcanal. Landing craft carrying Marines land on the beaches and advance. American aircraft give air support.

    Marines take over the airfield at Lunga which is still burning after heavy bombing. We see some of the captured Japanese equipment, including light artillery and a flame thrower.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1342.27
    Media URN:
    44315
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:19:00 / 01:36:47:00
    Canister:
    42/90

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