• Short Summary

    American landing craft are attacked, and planes take off from Tacloban in the Philippines.

  • Description

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1370.20
    Media URN:
    44879
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:30:00 / 01:34:40:00
    Canister:
    44/101

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