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    Battles in Cape Gloucester lead to allied landing

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Pacific Battlefront: Combined Operations Landing at Cape Gloucester

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA:
    EXT

    AEROPLANE, American. LIBERATORS bomb Cape Gloucester when Yanks invade..bomb explosions on ground G.

    AEROPLANES, Japan Crashed plane on Cape Gloucester

    AMERICA MILITARY. Invade CApe Gloucester S.W. Pacific..Marines on warships..pile into A.C.L's & go ashore..unload w. tanks & equipment..advance thro' jungle..dead Japs loading & firing mortars..thick mud

    ASSAULT LANDING CRAFT. Marines U.S.pile into A.L.C's from warships when invading Cape Gloucester..landing & unloading men & supplies

    BOMBS Liberators drop bombs on Cape Gloucester when Yanks invade..explosions on ground

    GUNS. Warships bombard Cape Gloucester when Yanks invade mortars loaded & firing V.G.

    JAPAN - MILITARY. Dead japs on Cape Gloucester

    JUNGLE thro' water & mud.. infantry behind tanks.. dead Japs crashed planed Jap

    MAP. Map of Pacific, inc. Bougainville, Makin Isle, Cape Gloucester, Arawe used in issue 1049 South West Pacific when Yanks invade CAPE GLOUCESTER

    NEW BRITAIN,Pacific.(New Guinea territory). Yanks invade CAPE GLOUCESTER..Liberators bomb.. A.C.L's land men & equipment..advance thro' jungle.. wade thro' thick mud & water..dead Jap.

    Military - Active; New Britain; Papua New Guinea

    World War II, WWII, Second World War, War, WW2, B-24 Liberator, USMC, Marine Corps, amphibious assault, mortars, swamps
    Background: Battles in Cape Gloucester lead to allied landing

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    Film ID:
    VLVADJ1MLZ26L9HCQVV7961RMQNWR
    Media URN:
    VLVADJ1MLZ26L9HCQVV7961RMQNWR
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/02/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:19:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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