American landing craft are attacked, and planes take off from Tacloban in the Philippines.
Item title reads - Drama from the Philippines.
L/S as Japanese aeroplane crashes into troop filled American landing craft after being hit by flak. M/S of wounded troops in vessel after they have been rescued from it. A smokescreen is laid as reinforcements land. Natives of Tacloban help the Americans get the airfield into shape. M/S of General Douglas MacArthur and General Kenney watching first aeroplanes taking off for Leyte.