U.S. 182nd Regiment lands on Cebu. U.S. landing crafts approach Cebu beach. Troops wade ashore. Palm trees in the background. Major General William H Arnold mapping the drive to city. Equipment is unloaded by men. U.S. troops advance toward Cebu city and encounter road blocks. They sweep for land mines on their way to city. A Bomb is taken out of a hole. Dead body of American soldier killed by land mine. 4.2 inch mortars are brought forward by the 80th Chemical Mortar Battalion (CMB) on beach. Tanks and troops advance towards a village where first organized enemy resistance is encountered. Troops take cover behind trees and fire rifles at Japanese snipers hiding in houses. Trooper throws grenade in house and moves back. Explosion in house. House is set on fire. Wounded Japanese comes out of house and falls down. Troops advance further. Troops greeted by civilians. Native carriages, tanks and troops advance in village. Japanese prisoners under guard. Troops move through rubble and wreckage of building in village. Troops advance through old military installation Fort San Pedro. Wreckage of building. Troops move along streets of Cebu. (World War II; WWII;World War 2; WW2)
U.S. soldiers in Cebu, Philippine Islands during World War II. Troops of Company 'A', 103rd Infantry Regiment, slog along in deep mud as they proceed towards Tabogon, Cebu island in Visayas, the Philippines. A jeep is seen completely mired down in mud along the roadside.. A soldier looks at the jeep. The feet of soldiers shown as they walk with some difficulty through the mud.
Families at harbor waiting for the troop transport ships. United States soldiers and liberated prisoners of war on ship. San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge and harbor in background with Coit Tower atop Telegraph Hill. Troop ships arrive and crowd cheers. Japanese soldiers bonzai cheer and Japanese forces bomb and take control of Corregidor. Japanese planes bombing. Ambulance carries wounded. United States soldier loses his arm during a Japanese aerial attack on Corregidor. General Wainwright surrendering in Corregidor in May 1942. United States flag lowered by Japanese and Japanese flag is hoisted. Wreckage of bombed U.S. facilites. Japanese propaganda film showing care for wounded American soldiers on hospital beds. Prisoners eat food. Wounded American soldiers walk with crutches on the grounds of the prison camp. Bataan Death March of the emaciated prisoners. American military prisoners at Cabanatuan labor and sleep on open air bunks. Scene of U.S. Army training early in World War 2 with troops in a field setting a machine gun emplacement to fire at rolling trucks relabeled as "Tank". Japanese propaganda newsreels showing Japanese military success in Philippines and Japanese forces in the Aleutian Islands. Aerial view formation of U.S. Army Air Force B-25 bombers in the sky. Aerial side view of American bomber aircraft and bombs away view. Navy bombing from ships. General MacArthur returns to Philippines and wades ashore. Philippine guerrillas and U.S. troops in battle to retake Philippines. U.S. prisoners of war liberated and freed and at 92nd Evacuation Hospital Cebu. Released prisoners on ships to America. WAC women hand out mail. Soldiers write telegram wires announcing arrival. Ship docks in San Francisco. Prisoners reunite with happy families and crowds on streets cheer their arrival. Soldiers and civilians walk on Market Street in San Francisco. Welcome home parade for San Francisco soldiers during WWII. Soldiers waving from buses in parade. Soldier in front of Marina Junior High School, 3500 Fillmore Street. One armed, disabled soldier with parents views photo album.
Activities of tribal people in the Philippines during World War II. Negrito pygmies and Igorot tribesmen on a field. A map shows different islands like Mindanao, Cebu, Mindoro and Luzon in the Philippines. Terraced rice fields and irrigation ditches in the area. Mountains in the foreground. Tribal women perform their traditional dance.
Release of United States prisoners from Cebu in Philippines Islands. United States soldiers of 6th Rangers cross stream. A group of Filipino Guerrillas accompanies them. They proceed through high grass. Released prisoner. Prisoners in truck. They walk along road. Prisoners sit besides road.
United States released Prisoners in Cebu, Philippines Islands. Released prisoners issued uniform at rest camp. Released Major General Paul R Wing, Signal officer receives uniform cap. Sergeant Fred C Gastron wear socks while soldiers help him. Leslie Mc William applies dubbing to his new shoes.