American Hellcat bombers raid Japanese targets at Wake Island.
Full title reads: "THE WAR IN THE PACIFIC".
On the American aircraft carrier in the South Pacific, 'Hellcat' aircraft are being prepared and loaded with bombs. Air to air shots of formation of American bombers at flight.
Close up shot of a map of Central Pacific war zone. Aerial views of Wake Island. A pyre of smoke is seen to rise from part of the island. Various shots of the planes over Wake Island. The island is attacked. Planes in dog fights with the Hellcats. Japanese bombers get hit. Aerial shots of and after the attack on Wake Island.
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