American troops land on the Solomon Islands and take over Japanese camp and airbase.
Titles read: "LATEST PICTURES FROM THE SOLOMONS".
Various shots in fairly heavy seas of American naval ships and troopships nearing Guadalcanal in the Solomons. L/S from one of the ships of an escort fighter and Fortress flying low overhead.
US Marines transfer from ship to landing craft. Guns from the fleet give protection and the landing craft head for beaches. The marines run up the beach through the surf. Gun emplacements are dug along the beach.
Various shots of a camp in the jungle on the island which has been evacuated by the enemy. M/S of US airmen arriving at captured Japanese airbase. M/S Stars and Stripes flag being raised to pole head.