Japanese bombing of Darwin, Australia in World War 2. Animated map showing line of Japanese attack from the RyukYu Islands to Darwin, Australia. Japanese MitsubishiG4M1 (Betty) long range bombers being readied at a Japanese air base. They take off on mission to bomb Port Darwin.Those on ground wave goodbye to them. View through nose greenhouse of a bomber. Bombers in formation. View of pilot and copilot in cockpit. More views of formation flying over clouds. Pilot with hands on control yoke. A note in Japanese fastened to the cockpit window. Crew members take lunch break while underway. Crew of bomber seen in warm clothing and on oxygen, as they proceed at a higher altitude.Radio operator keys message. Gunner at his station. The bombers begin their bomb run over Port Darwin. Bomb seen dropping from the aircraft, and striking the airfield of the Australian Naval Base on the coast.
Animated map of Pacific region shows spreading Japanese offensive in the Southwest Pacific, flashes of Manila, Hong Kong, and the Malay jungle. People on the streets in Manila, Philippines. A boat in water. Scenes of Hong Kong port. People in markets. Scenes of Malaysia and Singapore. Thai tanks and troops marching through the streets of Bangkok. Scenes in Makassar on Celebes and on Sumatra. Japanese fleet at sea and planes in air. Japanese troops boarding landing craft from transports. Going ashore under cover of naval bombardment. Machine gunners and automatic rifleman firing. Infantry charging. Animated map of Pacific region. Japanese planes bombing Port Darwin in Australia.
Map Shows location of Port Darwin in Australia. A Japanese naval convoy is under attack by U.S. Planes. Heavy splashes and explosions in water. A Japanese sailor aboard a ship looks through his binoculars. Japanese infantry advances through the New Guinea jungle. A bombed hangar. Wrecked planes inside the hangar. Japanese plane takes off from an airport recently captured from the Americans. Japanese troops inside bombers flying at a high altitude above Darwin. Japanese bombers drop bombs on Darwin. Heavy smoke rises from the explosions.
"Bombing Raid on Port Darwin". An animated map with Japanese writing shows course of Japanese Air Force bombing mission (probably from Poeloeti-Penfui Airfield, West Timor) against Port Darwin, Australia, during World War 2. Japanese Mitsubishi G4M "Betty" bombers taking off on the mission. Airmen on the field wave their hats at the departing planes. View from nose greenhouse of a bomber breaking ground on takeoff. Formation of G4Ms in flight. View inside, of pilots in cockpit. Pilot holding control yoke. Japanese writing on cloth fastened near right cockpit window.Crew members eating lunch en route in flight.
A map shows areas of conflict between the Allied and Japanese in the South Pacific. Japanese warships cruising in heavy seas off New Guinea. Japanese soldiers aboard the ship. Explosions in the water. New Guinea shoreline. Japanese troops with the Japanese flag advance through Salamaua in New Guinea. Destroyed Allied hangars and planes. Japanese planes take off. Pilots in the planes take refreshments. Japanese planes bomb Port Darwin on the north Australian coast.
Japanese forces fire artillery at Corregidor. Smoke rising from Corregidor under bombardment. Japanese troops land on Corregidor, Philippines Islands, May 5 1942. A soldier watches enemies' action through binoculars. Soldiers fire artillery in the field. General Wainwright surrenders. He sits with other officers and Japanese officers and discusses. Japanese soldiers lower the American flag and then bonzai cheer and celebrate their victory. They raise the Japanese flag. Captured Americans departing Mariveles on Bataan Death March, under Japanese guard. Map shows Japanese targets for invasion in other areas like Malay, Borneo, and New Guinea. Close up view of Japanese soldier's face. Briefing documents labeled Secret are opened and reviewed. Airplanes on the ground. U.S. And Australian troops march in Australia. Animated globe shows different countries. View of armament and artillery production factory operation in the United States supplying war materiel. Close up views of faces of war production workers. Animation and models shows a supply line through which supplies are transferred to Australia. Lockheed P-38 Lightning wrapped in camouflage is lowered onto a transport ship deck. U.S. Army tank loaded onto ship and American troops go ashore in Australia. United States planes bomb and sink Japanese ships in the Bismarck Sea on March 2, 1943. View of American machine gunner firing machine gun from aircraft in flight toward enemy Japanese ships. Cockpit point of view shot out of American aircraft as it bombs and strafes Japanese ship. Bombs away view as U.S. aircraft release bombs. Smoke rises from the burning Japanese ships. General MacArthur and Admiral Nimitz meet and discuss strategy and review maps. Animation shows different potential routes for American forces to return to the Philippines.