• Short Summary

    Americans take the island of Los Negros, and General MacArthur inspects the site.

  • Description

    Item title reads - MacArthur in the front line.

    South Pacific.

    Various shots of gunfire from ships laying siege on Los Negros. M/S of General Douglas MacArthur directing operations and watching. Landing craft speed towards the shore and planes fly over. Smoke rises from the island. The Americans disembark and advance under fire. After they have taken it General MacArthur inspects the site, he looks at dead Japanese soldier. Various shots as he shakes hands and congratulates some of his men.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1354.15
    Media URN:
    44583
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/04/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:04:00 / 01:40:23:00
    Canister:
    44/27

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