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WWII - 1943, Pacific: Air War In The Pacific R1 of 2

Reel Number: 250217-08

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1940s,1943

Country: Japan,Papua new Guinea,Singapore,USA

Location: Hansa Bay,Lae,New Guinea,Pacific,wewak

TC Begins: 07:09:02

TC Ends: 07:17:32

Duration: 00:08:30

NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk WWII - 1943, Pacific Island AAF Combat Film Report Main Title. 07:09:47 Intertitle: Attack On Shipping 01Aug43. MS B-25 in flight; view from in cockpit of supply barge being strafed & burning; firing on barges on Lae beach. 07:10:34 Intertitle: Raid on Wewak 17Aug43. Aerials of Fifth Air Force / 5th AF Mitchell B-25 bombers w/ P-38 escorts over water; MS of P-38, peel off, low fire tracers over airstrip into parked aircraft; CU machine gunner in plane firing. GOOD. 07:11:40 Aerial of bombers at high altitudes including B-24s. MS Japanese Zero fighter intercut w/ P-38. Wewak w/ smoke rising from airfield. MS of crashed B-24 Liberator along bluff w/ traffic & people looking. 07:12:43 Intertitle: Crash Landing 29Aug43. Damaged B-24 w/ jammed nose wheel, landing in New Guinea after Wewak mission belly landing on grass between two main airstrips, crew out. MCU of Rio Rita on nose; wounded men removed on stretchers into ambulance. CU destroyed tail turret. 07:14:02 Intertitle: Target - Hansa Bay 25-27Aug43. A-20s low over tree tops, POV from front strafing, smoke & flames in distance; strafing harbor, shore fires. B-25s bombing, explosions in water. 07:15:32 Intertitle: Descent On Markham Valley 05Sep43. MCU General MacArthur standing in front of men. Paratroopers prepare, briefed, w/ machine guns & fitting parachutes, boarding C-47s, taking off, in flight. Thunderbolt P-47 fighters & B-25 Mitchell Bombers. Intercut w/ C-47 interior & paratroopers. A-25 bombers lay smoke screen; very low paratroop drop, parachutes on ground. WW2; USAAF; Pacific fighting; NOTE: Sold at per reel price. Very good quality & action. See also 250052-06 (possible next reel). FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk

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