US troops attack the Solomon Islands to "start the push to Tokyo".
Titles read: "SOLOMON ISLANDS - AMERICA ATTACKS".
Solomon Islands, Pacific Ocean.
Various shots of large American warships firing their huge guns towards the Japanese held Solomon Islands. M/S of Marines coming ashore and operating large guns.
C/U of map of South Pacific area showing Solomon Islands and how the attacks will "start the push to Tokyo". Quick C/U of sign: "Headquarters United States Army Forces in Australia"; pan up to U.S. flag. C/U of General Douglas MacArthur.
Brief M/S of American ground crew running to their planes. Various shots of Navy guns firing. Supplies and troops coming ashore on the Solomons. M/S of Rear Admiral Byrd (the Arctic explorer) talking to some officers.
The Marines push on through the swamps and jungles of the Japanese "infested" islands. L/S of more Marines leaving troopship to come ashore. M/S of Paratroops in their plane awaiting jump instructions. L/S of American paratroopers starting to jump. Amphibian tanks and more troops coming onto beaches in dinghies. They run through the shallow water with their guns held high.