• Short Summary

    War in Pacific continues - battle for Solomon Islands.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "WAR IN THE PACIFIC".

    Solomon Islands, Pacific Ocean.

    Two shots (one close up) of Admiral Chester Nimitz, Commander-in-Chief of the United States Pacific Fleet, seated in his office.

    Montage sequence of U.S. naval guns in action in Pacific. Various shots of the aerial bombardment over Solomon Islands. Various shots of the troops and equipment coming ashore in rough surf on one of the Islands - could be Bougainville. Various shots of the American troops starting to advance through jungle - dead Japanese soldiers lying around.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1097.35
    Media URN:
    38273
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/12/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:58:00 / 02:01:40:00
    Canister:
    43/103

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment