• Short Summary

    American troops retake Corregidor Island in Philippines.

  • Description

    Corregidor, Philippines.

    Title reads "Corregidor Retaken! - Paratroops Spearhead Invasion!"

    Various shots of the heavy fire across the field during the battle for Corregidor in 1942 - field guns, bombs, grenades etc. Japanese taking off American flag and hanging theirs. Various shots of the American soldiers in a prison camp.

    Map showing position of Corregidor. Several shots of American bombers in flight. Various shots of the American planes dropping bombs of Corregidor. Various shots of the battleships of the American 8th Fleet joining in the attack. Battleship gins firing towards shore.

    Various shots of the paratroopers getting on lines of planes at Mindoro Island air base, getting ready for the attack. Planes taking off. Men in planes. Various shots of the paratroopers landing in large numbers under heavy fire. Men take cover as soon as they land. More shots of the planes in flight, battleships, landing crafts filled with men approaching shore. Various shots of the landing under fire. Invasion troops in action. Paratroops advancing across land, field guns in action, men attacking.

    Soldier hoisting American flag.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:15:00 / 01:37:10:00
    UN 1435 E

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