• Short Summary

    American marines invade Kwalalein Attoll.

  • Description

    Kwalalein Attoll, Marshall Islands, Pacific.

    US. Marines swarm down ships side into landing craft. Naval and air bombardment. US. Marines wade ashore. They are shot at, craft advancing through water. US. Marines shooting at Japanese in water. Land explosion. Various shots of the fierce battle as marines land. Service cameramen at work. Dead Japanese soldiers. Shattered island, destroyed trees, hangars, block houses, buildings, planes. Marines find Japanese beer. Wounded men transported onboard hospital ship by crane. Last post sounded for the dead American soldiers. Animated map of Pacific operations. Marines in battle.

    American voiceover.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2064.11
    Media URN:
    74136
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:21:00 / 01:35:11:00
    Canister:
    UN 1296 A

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