Further pictures of successful American assault show devastating naval bombardment, capture of airfield and rounding up of prisoners.
SLATE INFORMATION: US Tightens Grip on Solomon Islands
PACIFIC ISLES: SOLOMON ISLANDS:
GV US Warships and transport ship at sea / Transport ship in rough sea / Marines on bridge with telephone / US Warships / Soldiers loading gun / Guns firing from battleship / Explosions near island / Warship firing guns near island and explosions on island / Australian warship firing after being hit / Warship firing near island / A.A guns firing / Various quick firing guns in action
Bursts in sky / Island showing spotting plane
AIR VIEW (AERIAL) Japanese air field / Marines in landing craft approaching island / Marines on Solomon Islands / Dead bodies lying on the ground / Captured equipment on ground / Japanese prisoners behind barbed wire / Three Japanese prisoners squatting beside tree / More Japanese prisoners on island
Military - Active; Americans; Navy - Active; Prisoners of War; Japan; World War II
Background: Further pictures of successful American assault show devastating naval bombardment, capture of airfield and rounding up of prisoners.