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Moving of US 43rd Division - Kukum, Guadalcanal

Reel Number: 220826-02

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1944

Country: Canada,Solomon Islands

Location: Guadalcanal,Kukum,Pacific,SOLOMON ISLANDS

TC Begins: 15:07:56

TC Ends: 15:16:23

Duration: 00:08:27

Moving of US 43rd Division - Kukum, Guadalcanal 10Feb44 Views of Transport ship at dock, jeeps & trucks past; soldier guarding dock past wreckage of plane at edge of shore; LST in foreground. Sign “Kukum ship dock”. Unloading boxes of supplies off ship in sling nets. 15:09:59 CU metal protection sleeves over docking lines. Blacks moving boxes marked “V1” from dock to truck. Trucks drive off. GOOD CUs. 15:13:10 Men carry duffle bags (Kit bags) boarding ship; man counting & giving cards or forms to men. CU feet on plank. 15:14:15 Crane operator on shipboard; CU winch & cable wrapping. CU of hand on control; net in hold & lifted out by crane. Boxes onto ground & loaded onto trucks. 15:15:38 Sailor at rail giving hand signals to man operating crane, boxes lifted from hold of ship & line of trucks on pier waiting for supplies. WWII; Kukum Air Field;

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