• Short Summary

    General MacArthur with Admiral Nimitz + American army fighting in Solomon Islands.

  • Description

    Title reads: "The War in the South Pacific".

    Various shots of General Douglas MacArthur and Admiral Nimitz looking at maps at their headquarters.

    Various shots of Allied dive bombers bombing Bougainville, Solomon Islands. Various shots of American troops advancing under fire, taking cover behind moving tanks as they go through the jungle. Various shots of soldiers using flame throwers to flush out the Japanese from the jungle. Various shots of soldiers throwing hand grenades to clear their path. Various shots of dead Japanese soldiers laying in trenches, flies buzz around them. Various shots of American wounded being treated and taken back on stretchers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1358.16
    Media URN:
    44690
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:22:00 / 01:31:59:00
    Canister:
    44/42

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