• Short Summary

    Good shots of aircraft of the US Pacific Fleet as we see warships fend off an air attack.

  • Description

    Titles read: "OUT WITH THE US PACIFIC FLEET".

    In the Pacific, we see several shots of aeroplanes of the United States Pacific Fleet flying over islands and the ocean. Air to air shots of the planes . View below shows aircraft carriers. An aircraft lands on a carrier. Having heard of the presence of Japanese bombers, the gun batteries on a warship swing into action; good footage of the guns being fired.

    M/S of a warship on the sea at dusk. Below decks we see naval men at a briefing. Commentator talks of the 'Devastator' and 'Vindicator' aircraft that are based on the carriers, the latter being a dive bomber. Good shots of planes taking off from a carrier and in flight.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1322.02
    Media URN:
    43732
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/03/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:07:00 / 01:04:04:00
    Canister:
    42/25

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