Battle of Corregidor fought between U.S. troops and Japanese troops in Corregidor, Luzon Island, Philipinnes during World War II. Japanese troops lower the U.S. flag and raise the Japanese flag after the fall of Corregidor in 1942. U.S. troops in Japanese prison camps. Invasion of Corregidor on February 16, 1945 by U.S. 503rd Air Regiment and 24th Division. A U.S. convoy underway at sea. U.S. naval battleships attack shore targets. Planes take off from an airfield. U.S. 503rd Air Regiment dropped by parachutes. Paratroopers land in Corregidor. U.S. 24th Division comes ashore in amphibious vehicles, troops land and fight their way inland.
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.
Battle of Corregidor in Philippines during World War II. Japanese flag being hoisted in Corregidor after the surrender by United States forces in 1942. U.S. troops in Japanese prison camp. Wreckage after the battle. A map of Philippines. Allied invasion fleet underway at sea towards Corregidor. Naval guns and aircraft bombard the island. Explosions occur on the island. U.S. Army Air Forces aircraft in flight U.S. 503rd Air Regiment are aboard U.S. Army Air Forces aircraft. Paratroopers jump and descend. Paratroopers advance inland. U.S. Army 24th Division soldiers come ashore in landing crafts. Troops fight against the Japanese. Shells being loaded in artillery. Soldiers fire rifles.
Battle of Corregidor in the Pacific Campaign of World War 2 in Philippines. U.S. Light Cruisers bombarding Corregidor Island. Smoke rising from numerous shell strikes. U.S. aircraft flying overhead toward the island. Bombs exploding in upper parts of hill on island. Smoke rising all along the shoreline. U.S. light cruisers bombarding the island, from close in. Closeup of St. Louis Class light cruiser firing on the island. A Cleveland Class light cruiser (with single stack) firing at the island.
U.S. Airborne 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment paratroopers land for the invasion of Corregidor in the Philippine Islands during World War II . Aerial views of Corregidor island. A smoke screen covers the island. Parachutes land on the island.
U.S. Airborne 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment paratroopers land for the invasion of Corregidor in the Philippine Islands during World War II. Paratroopers land on Corregidor island. United States Army Air Force Douglas C-47 Skytrains in flight over the island. Ships underway at sea. Parachutes in descent. The C-47s drop the parachutes. Aerial views of barracks and smoke on the island