Mayon Volcano on Luzon island in the Philippines. An aerial view shows puffs of smoke rising from the volcano. View of the volcano from the ground. A U.S. Army airman looks at the volcano.
Aerial views from airplane flying over an airfield near the ocean in the Philippines, prior to World War 2 in the Pacific. (The airfield is probably Iba Field, on Luzon, which was destroyed by Japanese bombers on Dec. 8, 1941.) Army airplanes are parked on the field. Numerous buildings and facilities are seen. A bivouac area of tents near the water. Scene shifts to Philippine Airlines pilot Paul Irving Gunn and his assistant, aviator Emil Sylvan Scott, standing in the grass, by a Philippine Airlines model 18 Beechcraft. The airplane is bright red with the number 2 painted on its nose and the company logo on its fuselage.
Philippines Campaign in Philippines during World War II. A wooded region in Luzon in Philippines island. U.S. artillery emplacements among the trees. Soldiers beside the artillery. The soldiers under cover near a road. Soldiers wade through a stream under a bridge. Several fighter aircraft in flight. Soldiers moving under cover. The soldiers advance towards Japanese positions on the island. Soldiers fire guns and hurl grenades. Smoke rises from grenade explosion. The soldiers move past Japanese corpses. Soldiers inspect the bodies.
Philippines Campaign in Philippines during World War II. A wooded region in Luzon in Philippines island. Filipinos carrying U.S. wounded soldiers on stretchers move along a road in the wooded region. Other soldiers follow. Smoke rises from the shelled Japanese positions on the island. Troops preparing artillery to be fired. Fighter aircraft in flight in the sky. U.S. troops and Filipino porters moving along the region. The artillery being fired. The ammunition in view beside the artillery. Filipino porters and U.S. troops move past Japanese corpses. The group advances through the bushes and trees.
Philippines Campaign in Philippines during World War II. A U.S. soldier cleans a machine gun in an area among trees and bushes, in Luzon in Philippines island. Another soldier seated beside him. Three other soldiers join them. The group of soldiers confer amongst themselves. Fighter aircraft in flight. Japanese positions on the island are bombed and smoke rises. Smoke rises from several shelled Japanese positions.
A documentary depicts combat activities of the U.S. 1st Cavalry Division during World War II. Troops fight on Luzon Island and in Manila. The U.S. troops on tanks and on a dirt road on Luzon Island. The troops advance towards Manila. The troops on a tank. Guns fired.. The troops near an artillery fire. A tank rolls on a mud road. The troops in the city. A damaged brick wall. Troops enter through a hole in the wall. The tanks fired in a field. Troops carry an injured soldier. A picture of the Commander of 1st Cavalry Division in 1939.