• Short Summary

    US General Douglas MacArthur leads air attack with paratroopers on Japanese in Lae in New Guinea, US airbourne troops train in North Carolina, Japanese base in Kiska in the Aleutian Islands claimed by Allies

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Action in the Pacific - Allied Successes from the Aleutians to New Guinea

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    AEROPLANES AMERICAN MacArthur w. Lt. Gen. Kenney plane destruction of Lae by air.. over Lae, N. Guinea paratroopers bail out (hundred V.G.).


    ALEUTIANS. A.C.L's approach..troops wade inshore..traffic conducted on beach of KISKA..Stars & Stripes


    AMERICA MILITARY. Troops disembark from A.C.L's & wade ashore to beaches of Kiska..conduct traffic on beach..Stars & Stripes flying..


    AMERICAN NAVAL. A.C.L's land on beaches at Kiska..soldiers disembark..troops wade inshore..


    AMERICA NAVAL. Bombard beaches on LAE, New Guinea


    ASSAULT LANDING CRAFT. Approach Kiska..land & men disembark & wade ashore


    CONVOYS. Huge convoy in South West Pacific lands news troops for ground offensive in Lae, New Guinea


    FLAGS. Stars & Stripes flying on beach at Kiska


    JUNGLE Aussies consolidate position in jungle of Lae, New Guinea.. w.U.S. Army engineers building airfield for troops transports


    MacARTHUR, GENERAL DOUGLAS & Mrs. Directs plans for destruction of Lae by air


    MAP. Showing Japan, Kiska..plane travels across map


    NEW GUINEA. Planes drop paratroops.. navy (U.S) bombard beaches.. Aussies in jungle consolidate positions.. & w. U.S./ Army Engineers build airfield for transports (troops)


    PARACHUTES. AND PARACHUTISTS. Hundreds bail out of planes over Lae, New Guinea. G.

    World War II, World War Two, Second World War, war, WWII
    Background: US General Douglas MacArthur leads air attack with paratroopers on Japanese in Lae in New Guinea, US airbourne troops train in North Carolina, Japanese base in Kiska in the Aleutian Islands claimed by Allies

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA30DR0ZZIZIIS88K255DW3PYMQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA30DR0ZZIZIIS88K255DW3PYMQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/09/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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