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WWII - 1944, Pacific War: MacArthur’s Forces Close In On Japs in Leyte Battle

Reel Number: 220471-21

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1944,1940s

Country: Japan,Philippines,USA

Location: Pacific,Tacloban Air Base, Leyte

TC Begins: 07:24:30

TC Ends: 07:26:03

Duration: 00:01:33

WWII - 1944, Pacific War: Leyte Battle & Rebuilding Tacloban Airfield Intertitle: MacArthur’s Forces Close In On Japs in Leyte Battle - Enemy Raiders Shot Down. 07:24:39 Smoke pipes blow out smokescreen from under sea surface. Much flak over navy ships; Japanese planes shot down, explodes in water. Ack Ack & others planes downed; one hits landing ship causing heavy black smoke. 07:25:20 Intertitle: Yanks Capture Airfield. Leyte ground battle w/ artillery firing salvos; soldiers work to . rebuild captured Tacloban Air Base; rebuilding w/ metal prefabricated for landing mat. MacArthur & other officers inspect; P-38s takes off & flyover. MCU MacArthur & 3-star General. Planes fly overhead. WW2 Pacific Island; Fighting; Seabees Construction; 1940s;

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