• Short Summary

    American troops advancing through the Philippines towards Manila.

  • Description

    Pacific.

    Several air to air shots of American B 29 bomber planes in flight. American General Douglas MacArthur and another general looking at maps, talking. Close up shot of a map showing American advance at Philippines islands with moving arrows.

    Various shots of American troops landing at one of the islands - landing crafts, men walking through water towards beach, supplies and vehicles being unloaded, some stuck in mud etc. General MacArthur looking on, surrounded by officers. Map showing lines of American advance through Philippines - one arrow pointing to Manila.

    Various shots of the troops under fire as they land, burning tanks, dead bodies on beach, wounded on stretchers being carried out of battle, men advancing under fire. American infantry, tanks and artillery in action.

    Note: Music only, no voiceover.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2103.07
    Media URN:
    63042
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:41:00 / 01:29:00:00
    Canister:
    UN 972 A

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