Attack and Counter Attack
Naval Worker’s Digest, The
Onboard aircraft carrier. Planes unfold wings, No. 187 pilot signals for takeoff & POV. Titles.
19:42:06 The New York Times newspaper headlines from Pearl Harbor attack until 1945. Smoking smokestacks, D-Day landings. Liberation of France & US troops march on Champs Elysees towards Arc de Triomphe w/ waving crowds & overhead shots. Belgium liberated, locals welcoming allies on tanks.
19:42:53 Storage dump of supplies on Pacific Island. Troops boarding landing craft - ships at sea in heavy stormy weather (GOOD).
19:44:01 Onboard carrier, bombers & fighters loaded w/ bombs. Crews in briefing room & board planes, take offs. Battleships at sea, Kingfisher target planes catapulted. Battleships fire barrage & explosions on shore (GOOD). Smoke screen laid; troops off landing craft, tanks thru water, ships firing & landing & moving inland into jungle.
19:46:55 Allied planes overhead, parachuting; troops move into hills past smoking & destroyed Japanese gun emplacements. Engineers battling w/ mud, beached heavy equipment. Enemy bombers in air. Aircraft carrier & Hellcat fighters take off - TBM in flight; Helldiver in flight over land. Ack-ack; planes crash into sea. Fleet under attack by Kamikazes. Plane on board carrier in flames. Plane landing on deck. Ship on fire.
WWII Pacific Battles; WW2 Fighting; War Morale Propaganda; Production;