• Short Summary

    New amphibian landing-craft, after test, are sent to Solomon Islands. On arrival they land stores?

  • Description

    MEDITERRANEAN:
    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) of ten Fortresses in air
    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) mass of bomb bursts on military centre below
    Long Side View gunner waving from Mitchell
    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) of column of smoke rising from harbour

    GERMANY: Vegesack:
    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) of nine Fortresses in air
    Close up of pilot wearing oxygen mask
    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) Fortress
    AIR VIEWs (AERIALs) of mass of flak bursting
    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) Fortress in air
    Two side gunners in Fortress at the ready
    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) eight Fortresses being attacked by five German fighters
    Gunner firing from Fortress
    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) two smoke trails and enemy planes
    Gunner of Fortress firing
    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) enemy plane falling in smoke
    Gunner in Fortress firing
    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) bits falling from enemy plane
    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) planes and flak, one enemy falling with smoke trail
    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) of five Fortresses heading for home
    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) smoke trails from four Fortresses
    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) smoke trails from two Fortresses

    MEDITERRANEAN:
    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) of seven bombs dropping
    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) of eight bombs dropping from Fortress
    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) mass explosions on targets below
    Background: New amphibian landing-craft, after test, are sent to Solomon Islands. On arrival they land stores for offensive, whilst big bombers start fierce preparative blitz on Japanese shipping.

    (WW2, World War II, military aircraft, United States of America; Munitions and Armaments; Ships and Boats; Navy - Active; Airforce - Active; World War II in the Far East)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAJMAZJBYJGERB0H30RVJF9ADN
    Media URN:
    VLVAJMAZJBYJGERB0H30RVJF9ADN
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    SOLOMON ISLANDS / DEFENCE: Second World War: Americans on move in Pacific SOLOMON ISLANDS / DEFENCE: Second World War: Americans on move in Pacific

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