• Short Summary

    Graphic pictures show most vivid action yet filmed in reconquest of Solomon Islands.

  • Description

    BOUGAINVILLE ISLAND, SOLOMON ISLANDS, PACIFIC:
    INT
    SV int. General MacArthur and Admiral Nimitz planning campaign round map.
    SCU MacArthur - Nimitz half in right of picture - camera flashes.
    SV MacArthur with Nimitz pointing to map.
    Map shot showing Bougainville island etc.
    GV thru trees troops moving into battle area.
    GV pan thru trees troops moving into battle area.
    LV group of men with rifles about to enter jungle.
    SV two soldiers moving up behind tank, with transmitting equipment attached to rear of tank.
    LV troops moving in behind tank in jungle.
    SV troops moving in behind tank in jungle.
    GV troops moving in behind tank.
    SCU looking thru observation slit in tank.
    SCU troops firing machine guns.
    LV troops standing firing rifles
    GV Looking along roadway Jap runs along road and into jungle, machine gun bursts can be seen bursting along road.
    SCU soldier firing rifle.
    LV tank thru jungle troops laying flat in f-g.
    SBV troops using flame thrower into Jap positions.
    LV troops using flame throwers.
    SV pan troops using flame throwers.
    LV Jap grenade rolling into our lines.
    SV explosion in our lines flame throwers in f-d.
    BV troops running thru jungle with casualty on stretcher.
    SV U.S. troops throwing hand grenades into Jap lines.
    LV troops crawling thru thick jungle undergrowth.
    LV explosion in Jap lines.
    SCU explosion in Jap lines.
    SV dead Japs in trench.
    CU dead Jap.. in trench with mouth open.
    SCU soldier picking up Jap dagger from dead Jap.
    SV troops moving forward along road.
    GBV troops along road thru jungle.

    GOOD SCENES:

    SV General MacArthur and Admiral Nimitz planning campaign round map.
    SCU General MacArthur.
    SCU Admiral Nimitz.
    SCU General MacArthur - Admiral Nimitz half in right of picture - camera flashes.
    SV MacArthur with Nimitz pointing to map.

    Military - Active; Americans; World War II in the Far East; British Empire; World War Two (Second World War; WWII)
    Background: Graphic pictures show most vivid action yet filmed in reconquest of Solomon Islands.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE7DYGX3BDKIQVVVYQW83UAB5F
    Media URN:
    VLVAE7DYGX3BDKIQVVVYQW83UAB5F
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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