The Japanese Navy and U.S. Navy in combat in the Pacific Ocean during the Battle of Midway in World War II. On June 3rd 1942 : U.S. amphibious aircraft take off from a catapult. A sailor observes through binoculars from a ship deck. A convoy of Japanese ships in the Pacific ocean. A pilot in the cockpit of the U.S. Navy aircraft in flight. A man beside the control panel. The Pacific Fleet Admiral Chester William Nimitz on a ship. The United States sailors work on the ship deck. The sailors inside a cabin on the ship. Men walk out of the cabin to the deck. The men load a bomb in bomb bay of an aircraft. The ammunition on the deck. The aircraft takes off from the carrier deck. U.S. Navy ships attacked by Japanese aircraft. Smoke rising from an aircraft carrier in the Pacific ocean. U.S. ships fire at Japanese planes. A Japanese plane crashes into the ocean. A parked U.S. plane bounces to side of aircraft carrier after explosions and turbulence and nearly falls off edge. Dramatic close view of a Japanese aircraft hit while closing in on a U.S. Navy carrier. A wing tears off and the Japanese plane crashes into the ocean right beside the U.S. Navy carrier. Gun camera footage of U.S. Navy aircraft attacking the Japanese naval fleet. Japanese ships burning and smoking. Views of disabled Japanese ships off the Midway atoll. U.S. soldiers on deck of ship after the battle.
Japanese submarines in action in the Indian Ocean during World War II. A Japanese crew member looks through the periscope of a submarine. Men go up a ladder and through hatch to exterior deck. Deck guns being fired at night. An enemy vessel burns at night. An Allied sailor wearing a life jacket comes down a ladder aboard the submarine and sits near the bulkhead.
Japanese submarines in action in the Indian Ocean during World War II. Many wooden plates hang underneath a miniature shrine. A bearded man worships in a shrine. Crewmen push a torpedo in a launcher aboard the submarine. The door of the launcher being closed. A chief speaks to men around the launcher. A vessel on the horizon as seen through a periscope. A merchant ship underway. Men fire the torpedo launcher at the ship. The merchant ship breaks in half as a result of the explosion. Various circular water tight doors being secured. A depth indicator and a hand moves in a circle towards greater depth. A man wearing earphone SONAR shouts into the sound phone. Two men also wear earphones as they watch sound indicators. Crewmen seated in berthing space as they listen to explosions of depth charges.
Japanese submarines in action in the Indian Ocean during World War II. Japanese script. The deck of a Japanese submarine as it emerges on the surface. Water washes over the deck of the submarine. Japanese crewmen come down a ladder to the main deck. The submarine underway on the surface. Two officers examine the damage caused to the deck of the submarine. Japanese crewmen look at a chart. Pictures of two merchant ships. A Japanese officer and crewmen look at the pictures. A radioman at a radio as he jots down some information. A Japanese puts up a poster on a stanchion. Japanese crewmen laugh and talk aboard the submarine. The crewmen at a table as they raise a toast with a drink of saki. The crewmen eat and drink at the table. Japanese crewmen up in the bridge look down over the deck of the submarine. Men on the helm. A compass. The deck of the submarine. Water washes against the side of the submarine. Japanese crewmen get their beards shaved. A crewman gets a haircut. A crewman's mustache being cut with hand clippers. A Japanese crewman gets a rub down and another man washes his face with a cloth. A crewman sews a rating on his uniform. He holds up his white uniform. The bow of the submarine. Crewmen climb up the scuttle hatch onto the deck. They relax on the deck and smoke cigarettes. Two sampans row past the submarine. A merchant ship in the background. Japanese crewmen wave their hats. A Japanese submarine on the surface in a harbor. Tree lined shoreline in the background. The Japanese flag flies from the submarine.
View from conning tower of surfaced Japanese Kaidai submarine underway in Indian ocean, during World War 2. Navigator takes celestial readings with sextant. Below decks in cabin, officers plot position on large scale marine chart, using set of compasses. One officer uses slide rule for calculations. Various water depths are depicted on the marine chart. The Captain and other officers sit at a table and discuss their position and navigation. Control room of the sub, with Japanese writing displayed in chalk on vertical post. View of boat's instrument panel. Interior of boat's engine room, with moving parts of engine. View from conning tower as submarine makes way on surface through rough seas.
Activities aboard a Japanese submarine underway in the Indian Ocean during World War II. The conning tower of the submarine emerges and the boat surfaces. Japanese sailor jumps down from conning tower to the deck and oncovers the deck gun. Other sailors join him on deck . They surround the deck gun, ready it, load and fire it. Other men standing on the conning tower of submarine look through binoculars and telescopes.