• Short Summary

    Americans capture Manila.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "MANILA'S "V" DAY".

    Manila, Philippines.

    Aerial view of Manila with fires burning in city. Troops and tanks blasting out Japanese foxholes in the Manila baseball ground. Several shots of the American artillery bombarding Manila. Shells bursting on houses and buildings in Manila. Several shots of the American flame throwers in action in the old Spanish city of Manila. Flame throwers in action.

    Filipino refugees returning to the city.

    Several shots of American General MacArthur entering Manila.

    Close up shot of General Douglas MacArthur speaking at a ceremony of returning the Government to the Filipinos (natural sound).

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1151.03
    Media URN:
    39899
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:00:00 / 01:10:30:00
    Canister:
    45/30

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