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WWII - 1944, Documentary: Return To Guam R1 of 2

Reel Number: H1366-03

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1944

Country: Guam,Japan,USA

Location: Guam,Mariana Islands,Pacific

TC Begins: 12:17:05

TC Ends: 12:26:35

Duration: 00:09:30

Titles. R1 of 2 12:17:22 Zoom in on map of Pacific & Guam. Shelling Japanese installations, explosions & smoke in jungle forest. Men on ship bridge w/ binoculars notice light flashing on island, signal back & whaleboat to shore, rescue radioman George Tweed, only survivor of original garrison of Guam; swimming to boat, welcomed on board, meal served by Black steward. CU eating 12:19:42 Cruisers, destroyers; aerials over ships off-shore & aircraft carrier. Troops on battleship deck loading shells, ammunition etc. Sailors in helmets are native Chimoros from Guam on deck. 12:20:52 Shots remembering everyday life on Guam; unloading ship, house in forest, tending animals, street, manufacturing work, hospital, children in school, Guam natives in US navy uniform, Guam Council, Guam militia on parade, Marines of Guam drilling. 12:22:21 Japanese, shadow of man talking in radio microphone. Japanese officers planning invasion; Marine sounding bugle call, men run out of bar, Japanese man looks up, soldiers out of barracks. Firing guns on sand, explosion, running thru fire, carrying bodies thru smoke, casualties on stretchers. Japanese broadcaster represented by shadow figure. 12:24:01 Welding ship, building planes, other industries intercut w/ actor in shadow as Japanese radio broadcaster ranting about Japan. 12:25:06 Battle footage against Japanese on Guam. Firing from battleship, planes strafing, aerial views explosions on land. Invasion vehicles off LST & POV from landing craft; men landing in chaos & fighting while pinned to beach. WWII Pacific War; WW2 Fighting; Propaganda; Stereotypes; NOTE: Very good quality footage & coverage.

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