• Short Summary

    Pacific fleet prepares the ground for American capture of Manila.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "FALL OF MANILA - NAVY FLIERS PAVE WAY".

    Manila, Philippines.

    Carrier Task Force of the Pacific Fleet at sea - sunset. Hellcat aircraft taxiing along flight deck of aircraft carrier. Aerial shots of bombing and antiaircraft fire during attack on Japanese shipping in the Luzon waters near Manila. Aerial shot of antiaircraft fire coming from Japanese ship, a bomb has near miss. Aerial shot of Japanese ship zigzagging to avoid bombs. Manila airfield bombed by American aircraft.

    (Combined Print)

    Note: Badly damaged film - poor quality.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1147.06
    Media URN:
    39808
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:33:00 / 01:08:29:00
    Canister:
    45/12

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