Map shows location of Labuan Island , Borneo. Views from a U.S. 13th Air Force B-24 Liberator bomber as it conducts a low-level bombing and strafing attack against oil refinery and storage tanks at Labuan Island, on December 8, 1944. View from the B-24 as it flies low over the target, and its waist gunners fire 50 caliber machine guns, using indendiary rounds, at storage tank farm. Scenes from a second B-24 in a similar raid on December 10, 1944. Views of the storage tanks ablaze and billowing smoke.
General Douglas MacArthur meets Sergio Osmena on Mindoro island of Philippines. General and his wife visits the liberated island in a jeep. View of soldiers killed and their remains. General also accompanies a task force in the invasion of Labuan, off the coast of Borneo.
Allied troops invade Balikpapan, Borneo during World War II. Ships underway off the coast of Borneo. Allied troops fire heavy gun bombardment at the oil installation on island. Large smoke column rises. General of the United States Army Douglas MacArthur supervises the operation. Troops fire rockets. United States Navy attack. Australian 7th Division Military Forces and tanks advance on island. Flame throwers used to cause damage. Dead Japanese soldiers on ground. General MacArthur walks along with troops.
Aftermaths on Balikapapan, Borneo island. Animated map shows bombing on Balikpapan. Views of Balikpapan harbor. Coastline of Balikpapan. First Allied plane (A Catalina) lands as it is greeted by Australians. Damaged airfield, Japanese guns including big guns, dual purpose guns, HOW and antiaircraft guns on airfield are examined by soldiers. Oil refinery on island.
Australian soldiers operations on Tarakan island in Borneo, Indonesia during World War 2. Australian crew loads shells and fires an 80 mm mortar. An Australian Matilda tank and infantrymen advance along a jungle road. Australian soldiers throw grenades and fire machine pistols and rifles into the jungle from the road as they advance.
Australian operations on Tarakan island in Borneo, Indonesia during World War II. An Australian Matilda tank and infantrymen advance along a jungle road. Australian soldiers throw grenades and fire machine pistols and rifles into the jungle from the road as they advance. Tanks and troops advance and fire at buildings of water works. A water tank in the background. A soldier fires a machine pistol into the jungle.