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Reel Number: 250048-05
Color: Black and White
Year / Date: 1945
Location: Leyte,Pacific,Philippine islands
TC Begins: 22:34:05
TC Ends: 22:43:00
WWII - 1945, Leyte Operation w/ MacArthur; Burial at Sea Camouflaged minesweeper escorting many PT boats into Leyte Harbor, fleet on horizon. 22:36:10 MS & CU Gen Douglas MacArthur at microphone (MOS) decorating Filipino officer on steps of Leyte Provincial Capitol in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippine Islands as others applaud. Various shots, Gen MacArthur, Rear Admiral Daniel E Barbey, Vice Admiral Thomas C Kinkaid, General George C Kenney & other officers in Tacloban. Long shot, provincial capitol building. 22:37:12 MacArthur & other officers leave carrier Nashville, go ashore in PT boat. 22:37:49 President Sergio Osmena, MacArthur, others at American flag-raising ceremony. MS, CU Osmena speaking from capitol steps. 22:38:51 Men pushing bombs across aircraft carrier flight deck to planes w/ wings folded & unfolded. 22:39:19 Crew runs to planes, smoke in background; planes w/ bombs attached take off. 22:39:57 Destroyer (DD-??) w/ camouflage paint under way nearby. 22:40:21 Plane landing w/ glass shot out of rear cockpit windows. Plane w/ sheet over body towed to rear & services held; crew pushes plane & w/ dead pilot off end of ship. Two planes overhead, US flag at half staff. 22:42:07 LS bombing of aircraft carrier; smoke from fire, more bombings & smoking ship. NOTE: Japanese per Navy catalog card but ??. Pacific Naval Operations; Carrier Operations;
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