US increase hold on Guadalcanal, strategic island in Solomons. Allied reinforcements press home attack in?
PACIFIC ISLANDS: New Guinea:
GV beach, south of Buna, with locals standing on beach
LV Boat arriving, carrying Aussies and Americans.
STV Aussies and Americans on boat.
GV troops coming ashore in small boats
Side view natives helping carry supplies ashore.
SBV natives helping supplies ashore showing stacks of supplies.
GV Marines lying in bush in Buna area.
LV troops fire gun (cannon), native hut in background.
LV shell explodes in quay.
GROUND TO AIR three Japanese planes in air coming into attack.
SV hand driven radio station.
GV small ammunition boat burning at sea, result of Jap attack.
GROUND TO AIR Japanese plane overhead (seen through trees)
LV Locals walking towards carrying wounded man in blanket.
SV pan two soldiers carrying wounded man.
AT SEA / ON BOARD US WARSHIP
GV Japanese patrol boat on horizon.
CU allied ship guns fire.
GV shells exploding on Japanese ship.
SV More guns fire.
LV shells exploding on Jap ship.
GV another Jap ship.
STV guns fire from allied ship.
GV shells exploding on Jap ship.
GV survivors in water in small boat.
SV pan down and SV Japanese survivors on board American warship.
Military - Active; Japan; World War II in the Far East; British Empire; Americans
Background: US increase hold on Guadalcanal, strategic island in Solomons. Allied reinforcements press home attack in Buna region, New Guinea.