Cleaning up operations by the U.S. Army in Agana, Guam, Mariana Islands during World War II. Aerial views of the town of Agana after U.S. Army Air Force bombardment. A Mass is conducted in a field as cleaning up operations continue. Smoke rises from shell explosions. U.S. Marines armed with guns advance cautiously. Wounded are carried behind the firing line by their comrades. Near the same United States Marine marker which stood during the Japanese attack two and a half years ago, the U.S. flag is raised over Guam.
Views from a U.S. warship shelling shoreline, near Agana, Guam, in preparation for amphibious assault, during World War 2. Smoke rising from shoreline as shells strike. Tracers visible from the camera ship and smoke rising from her guns as she fires. The USS Minneapolis (CA-36) seen close to shore. Smoke rising from naval gunfire, as shells burst at shoreline. A U.S. airplane flies low over shoreline, laying a smoke screen. Heavy barrages from U.S. warships raise heavy smoke as shells strike. Scene shifts to aboard the USS Minneapolis, where her forward triple turrets are seen pointed to starboard towards Guam, as she fires her 8"/55 caliber guns. Sky is filled with heavy black smoke rising from a point on shoreline.
United States Army 77th Infantry Division in Guam, Japan during the Guam Operations of World War II. A wounded Japanese woman speaks to a U.S. soldier. A soldier wearing a helmet stands at an intersection directing the traffic. A pole in the background with directional signs pointing towards Piti Navy Yard and Agana. Soldiers on an army jeep.
United States Army Air Forces 42nd Bomb Squadron in Guam, Mariana Islands during World War II. Airmen of 11th bombardment group, 7th Air Force. Men on Agana airfield. They survey the field. A machine clears the area. Trees in the background.
United States Army Air Forces 42nd Bomb Squadron in Guam, Mariana Islands during World War II. Airmen of 11th bombardment group, 7th Air Force. Men work on the construction of an airstrip. Men working at machinery on the airfield. The airmen pour and roll asphalt in the area.
The United States Naval Hospital in Agana, Guam. Exterior of the hospital building. 'US Naval Hospital' sign at the entrance. An ambulance and other vehicles arrive at the hospital. Men take out a patient from the ambulance. Interior of an operating room. Doctors operate on the patient. Nurses and assistants help them. A navy corpsman sterilizes bandages. Corpsmen carry the patient on a stretcher. Exterior of the U.S. Naval Hospital.