• Short Summary

    Americans destroy Munda - the biggest Japanese air base in the south-west Pacific.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Solomon Is. - MUNDA FALLS".

    Munda, New Georgia Island, Solomon Islands.

    Ships of the U.S. Task Force on their way to Munda, Japanese air base on New Georgia Island in the Solomons. They sail line astern. Various shots, onboard one of the ships, of a watch being kept on the skies while the rest of the crew relaxes. They lay on the decks sleeping. Dusk falling and the guns prepare. Short night barrage sequence of guns pounding the Munda. Men resting after the battle.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1089.16
    Media URN:
    38116
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:01:00 / 01:42:57:00
    Canister:
    43/65

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