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Reel Number: 221686-11
Color: Black and White
Year / Date: 1945
TC Begins: 06:52:44
TC Ends: 06:56:57
NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk WWII - 1945, USA Newsreel: Philippines; Western Front & Fighting Title: Yanks Close In On Manila. 06:52:47 From shore, men on landing barge w/ ships seen beyond; cranes unloading slings of supplies into army trucks. 06:52:54 Tanks off LST. Three-star General Kruger, MCU. Troops down road, people waving to them. 06:53:03 Walking past badly damaged government building, along railroad & past large sign for San Fabian/ Greeted w/ Gen. Griswald receiving flower wreath - lei. 06:53:23 CU woman smoking large cigar. GIs thru wreckage; destroyed church cathedral. Priest praying to icon. 06:53:44 Troops across field; fighting in destroyed jungle, running for cover. Explosions; carrying wounded on stretchers. Fire large artillery. Marker on hilltop. 06:54:20 MacArthur arrives. MCU people waving; MacArthur & others walk down street, past tents. Native brass band playing, drum: Moloday (?) orchestra Daguran. Pang. 06:54:37 Locals march past MacArthur & others on porch. People watching MacArthur coming out on house upstairs porch. Much waving. 06:54:58 Title: Allies Step Up Attack On West Front. Unloading pipe from landing craft, welding pipeline thru town. GI inspects twin pipeline, No Smoking sign. Large storage tank. 06:55:25 Truck filling 5-gallon Jerry cans; pouring into army truck. Convoy down road. Dutch old man & boy gathering Jerry cans / gasoline cans & many boys returning them. CU Certificat de Merite. 06:55:56 Line of tank on hilltop ridgeline. Firing; artillery firing. Small tracked vehicles crossing snowy field. Flails on tank clearing mines, large explosion. British & Canadian troops, trucks. Dead Germans inspected. German POWs. WWII; WW2; Fighting; NOTE: If requested will sell 06:52:44 - 07:00:11 for one reel rate. NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk
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