U.S. 4th Marine Raider Battalion lands at Segi Point on New Georgia to capture the?
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SLATE INFORMATION: Munda Invasion! Japanese Flung from Pacific Stronghold
SOLOMON ISLANDS: Munda:
American soldiers land at Munda, take beach and capture air field amid enemy resistance
AEROPLANES AMERICAN Big bombers head for MUNDA.. B.24's strike at Jap cruiser near Kahili on Bougainville Isle.. MITCHELLS hit Lae in New Guinea
AMERICA MILITARY. Troops disembark from A.C.L's in Munda..advance thro' snipers..machine gun firing.
AMERICAN NAVAL. A.C.L's land on beaches in Munda..troops disembark..naval task force shells Jap shore installations
ASSAULT LANDING CRAFT. Approach MUNDA..land & disembark troops.
GUNS. Machine gun firing in Munda jungle..U.S. troops
NATIVES. Native snipers in Munda jungle..shooting at Japs in trees(Japs not seen)..watch planes in sky
NEW GUINEA. A.C.L's land on beach in MUNDA.. troops disembark.. troops & tanks in jungle.. native snipers.. abandoned Jap position.. machine gun firing.. planes over New Georgia
TANKS. Tank advances thro' jungle in MUNDA
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Background: U.S. 4th Marine Raider Battalion lands at Segi Point on New Georgia to capture the Munda airfield