• Short Summary

    Americans keep up offensive in Pacific. Islands essential to Japanese defence bombarded by sea and?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Planes Blast Truk, Key Base in Pacific

    PACIFIC ISLANDS: Truk:
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    GV battleships at sea.
    SV planes on deck - pilots climbing into cockpits.
    GV firing at Jap planes in distance and flak bursting.
    SV shell bursts in sky.
    LV tracers firing at Jap plane.
    GV Jap plane explodes in water near aircraft carrier.
    SV planes on deck moving off.
    BV plane takes off from carrier.
    GV planes in air.
    Shot from plane tracers towards Jap aircraft carrier.
    Shot from plane bomb exploding near ship.
    Shot from plane tracers shooting towards ship.
    AV showing ships and big column of smoke in bay.
    AV tracers towards Jap planes on 'drome.
    AV Jap planes burning on drome, tracers being fired.
    AV planes on ground burning.
    AV tracers towards oil installation.
    AV bombs bursting.
    AV bombs bursting on ground.
    GV plane returning to aircraft carrier.
    SV pan one plane lands on one wheel on carrier.
    SV carrying away injured pilot.
    LV damaged plane on deck of carrier.

    Navy - Active; Airforce - Active; Americans; World War II in the Far East; Caroline Islands: World War Two (Second World War)
    Background: Americans keep up offensive in Pacific. Islands essential to Japanese defence bombarded by sea and air.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACUSGY584YP9GF85PPN94DAQPT
    Media URN:
    VLVACUSGY584YP9GF85PPN94DAQPT
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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