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MacArthur Returns To Philippines

Reel Number: 221541-32

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1944

Country: Philippines

Location: Leyte

TC Begins: 04:10:41

TC Ends: 04:15:20

Duration: 00:04:39

MacArthur Returns To Philippines 04:10:46 Animated map of Pacific, animation showing pushing back of Japanese. 04:11:13 MCU MacArthur w/ corn cob pipe w/ other officers. 04:11:25 Aerial of very large fleet anchored. Map showing Philippine Islands & Leyte Bay. 04:11:44 Ships firing large guns. Explosions. Landing craft. Rockets fired. Fires on shore w/ heavy black smoke. Landing craft circling & going ashore; POV from landing craft. Troops onto shore & in brush. W/ woman & baby. Wounded. Men off LST, tanks ashore & thru jungle. 04:13:10 MacArthur, President Sergio Osmena, & Gen. Carlos Romulo down ship ladder into landing craft & riding to shore. Wading knee deep thru water & shaking hands w/ Romulo. 04:14:09 Tanks & trucks moving up country road. Troops thru fields. Destroyed buildings, liberated Filipinos. 04:14:50 Osmena speaks; flag is raised in front of Island capitol of Leyte. WWII; NOTE Issue continues on next card “U.S. Generals At Battlefront Before Metz”.

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