• Short Summary

    Japanese set fire to an oil dump as allies try to build airfield close by. Bougainville.

  • Description

    Item title reads - From the Pacific front.

    Bougainville, Solomon Islands.

    Waves roll up onto the beach on the island. Various shots of allied soldiers unloading equipment and supplies. Various shots as they build the runway using steel matting for a new airfield there. L/S as smoke rises from an oil dump hit by Japanese fire. Dense smoke and flames billow through the trees.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1350.15
    Media URN:
    44504
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:27:00 / 01:28:17:00
    Canister:
    44/9

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