Country: Canada,Papua new Guinea,Papua New Guinea Pacific
Location: Admiralty Islands,Papua New Guinea
TC Begins: 12:07:33
TC Ends: 12:17:38
Admiralty Islands (Los Negros), Bismarck Archipelago
Men firing machine gun & rifle
12:07:47 US troops looking at Japanese corpses; retrieving gun from foxhole. Corpse covered w/ flies & maggots. CUs partially buried bodies in & near cave.
12:09:27 MacArthur & officers stand & look at Japanese bodies in loincloth. Talks w/ officer; leaving.
MacArthur boards small barge. Troops carry wounded on stretchers from jungle to boats on river. Medics tending wounded in jungle.
12:12:14 CU Japanese bodies, some w/ festering fly-infested wounds.
12:14:01 Operation in hospital tent; scrubbing up.
12:16:10 Dead into boat. Pan US ships by shore.
12:17:02 Burial at sea w/ flag, prayer & gun salute.
WW2; WWII; Fighting; Horrors of War; 1944;