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  • Short Summary

    American troops invade Solomon Islands.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material.

    Bougainville, Solomon Islands.

    M/S church service for US army officers on deck of warship. Various shots of American GIs getting into landing craft. Various shots explosions on coast of islands. Various shots soldiers firing big guns from warships. Japanese aeroplanes fly over island bombing landing craft. Various shots soldiers running from landing craft onto beach under fire. Various shots corpses of Japanese soldiers. Various shots American soldiers unloading equipment from landing craft. We see GIs on beach dressing wounds and smoking, preparing for next leg of battle. More shots of battle. More shots officers' church service. More shots troops landing, more shots battle.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1921.31
    Media URN:
    61390
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:30:00 / 02:03:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 781 C

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