• Short Summary

    American bombers attack Japanese air bases in Pacific.

  • Description

    Pacific.

    Title reads "US Bombers Smash Jap Bases in South Pacific".

    Good shot of several Lightnings in flight. Camera gun shoots as aircraft descends to attack Jap jungle aerodrome.

    Air shot of Liberator bombers releasing a stick of bombs. Bombs bursting on Japanese held territory. Stern view from low flying plane of bombs bursting.

    More shots of planes in flight. Plane landing on aircraft carrier. Various shots of a mass of men, some in costumes, having fun on deck of aircraft carrier - it looks similar to crossing the Equator. Men are seen wrestling with laughter. One man shows his hairstyle - he has a random patches of hair on top of head, like small islands.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2082.21
    Media URN:
    74173
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:38:00 / 01:44:00:00
    Canister:
    UN 1431 B

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