• Short Summary

    American planes attack Japanese ships in South China Sea.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "OPS IN THE ORIENT".

    South China Sea.

    Several shots of aircraft with folded wings parked on flight deck of an aircraft carrier. Aerial shots of USA aircraft bombing Japanese shipping. Bomb bursting on a Japanese ship. Pan shot of US aircraft crash landing on flight deck of aircraft carrier - nose first. Several shots of pilot of the plane seated in cockpit, unconscious. He recovers and is carried out. Frontal view of destroyer with heavy seas breaking over bows. Several shots of the men rescuing aircraft from sea during storm onboard aircraft carrier. Pilot of rescued aircraft conveyed from ship to aircraft carrier by breeches buoy. Badly smashed plane being slung overboard.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1145.20
    Media URN:
    39768
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:20:00 / 01:47:29:00
    Canister:
    45/20

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