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187th Glider Infantry soldiers move across a grassy field in Negros island, Philippines during World War 2

Soldiers of 187th Glider Infantry of United States 11th Airborne Division move across a grassy field as they patrol near the village of San Isioro in Negros island, Philippines. Soldiers make their way up a rocky trail and cross a stream and move further.

Date: 1945, April 9
Duration: 3 min 19 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Views of Clark Field and environs,Luzon, Philippines, after liberation by U.S. in 1945

Aerial views from airplane flying very low over portions of Luzon, Philippines, after liberation by the U.S. in World War II. Smoke from farmers burning parts of their fields. View of Clark Field and environs. Barracks and other installations, including a hospital with red cross on the roof. Aerial view of the Holy Rosary Church in Angeles City, Pampangga, Philippines whose roof was damaged by an American Mitchell B-25 bomber on January 7, 1945. The bomber, dubbed the "SAG Harbor Express" of the 499th Bomb Squadron, had been hit by Japanese anti-aircraft artillery. 2nd Lt. Arthur Browngardt was manning the bomber, and perished with all crew as the plane crashed near Holy Angel Academy. Destroyed and damaged Japanese warplanes on Clark Field. Two Americans (one with a rifle) and a local mechanic examining an undamaged Japanese Mitsubishi G4M "Betty" bomber (tail number: 763-12). They open the fuselage door and go inside.

Date: 1945
Duration: 1 min 11 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Negro units U.S. 769th Field Artillery, 761st Tank Battalions, and other units in action in European Theater during World War II

U.S. 769th Field Artillery and the 761st Tank Battalions, as well as other negro units battling enemy together with other Army units in the European Theater during World War 2. Tanks advance along a rough terrain. Soldiers run across a field. Column of Negro soldiers of 370th Infantry march along a road toward an attack in the Po Valley, supported by the 695th Field Artillery, who are seen loading and firing an artillery piece. Negro soldiers of 761st Tank Battalion running interference for the 409th Infantry as it is seen crossing the dragon's teeth of the Siegfried Line in March of 1945. U.S. Army tanks fire at enemy targets on a field. Soldiers advance. Negro soldiers of 761st Tank Battalion loading shells into a tank near battlefield and then participating in battle, firing from tanks during battle. Close view of negro soldiers with their tanks, and firing rifles.

Date: 1944
Duration: 1 min 50 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Role of Negro soldiers in U.S. Army and their training in the U.S. in World War 2. Includes Louis versus Schmeling boxing scenes.

A film titled 'The Negro soldier' about the role of Negro soldiers during World War II. A dramatization : Exteriors of various cathedrals and churches in the United States. Negro children enter a church. A prayer service being conducted in a church. A Negro soldier sings at the service. A Negro minister addresses the congregation after the service. A service flag in the church. Various Negro Army officers and a WAC (Women's Army Corps) at the church. Past events (actual footage) show Negro boxer Joe Louis during boxing rematch bout against German boxer Max Schemling at Yankee Stadium June 22, 1938. Shows Schmeling being knocked out by Louis. Negro paratroopers train as they climb up a ladder and jump to the ground. Negro soldiers undergo training and drills as they cross obstacles and run across a forest readying for service in World War II. A copy of the Constitution of the United States. Negro pastor reads out a portion related to Negroes from Hitler's Mein Kampf.

Date: 1945
Duration: 6 min 16 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Units of United states 14th Corps capture Clark Field as they advance toward Manila, Philippines, during World War II

American troops in their drive toward Manila, in 1945, during World War 2, pass several knocked out and burning Japanese Type 89 Chi-Ro tanks. A dead Japanese soldier, shot dead while trying to commit suicide, lies on the ground with an undetonated hand grenade in his mouth. U.S. M4A2 sherman III tanks and infantry of the XIV Corps moving on the Lingayen Plains Philippines, leading to the capital, Manila. U.S. armor towing artillery ford a stream, as they pass beneath framework of an apparently unusable bridge. A battery of U.S. M101 105mm Howitzer artillery pieces is set up and bombards the Clark Field area. One striking shell produces an explosion, fire and column of black smoke. U.S. troops ride forward atop tanks. Glimpse of one soldier with flamethrower tanks on his back. American tanks firing their guns. Destroyed Japanese aircraft on the ground. A soldier using a mine detector to sweep the area. He signals to another soldier who comes to probe the area with a long knife. Next a soldier is seen standing in a hole dug around a bomb Placed nose up under the ground by the Japanese. Soldiers pull it from the hole, using a rope. U.S. soldiers walk in area full of similar holes and bombs pulled from them. General Douglas MacArthur is seen, on January 26, 1945, walking among remains of Japanese aircraft at Clark Field. He visits the Filipino cemetery at Camp O'Donnell, which was a prisoner of war camp, considered the terminating point of the Bataan Death March, where some 20 thousand Filipinos and almost 2 thousand Americans died during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines. MacArthur is seen standing by a large Christian Cross monument, and walks among untended graves marked with small wooden crosses. The Mount Pinatubo volcano is seen on the horizon in the background. MacArthur and those accompanying him walk around a large monument containing a placard written in tagolog. U.S. soldiers start a mortar barrage against Japanese forces dug in on "Hill 70." Infantrymen move through trees and brush to flush out the entrenched enemy. Glimpse of type of improvised device made of explosives and gasoline, that U.S. soldiers are using to drive Japanese troops out of their fortifications. As a soldier watches with binoculars, the camera records several of these devices exploding with great force. Glimpse of a dead Japanese soldier on the ground. U.S. troops ride atop an M18 Gun motor carriage of the 637th Tank Destroyer Battalion, as it crosses a river. American tanks and infantry moving cautiously across a bridge as shells explode ahead of them. Tanks firing at Japanese troops entrenched in hillside above a road. Large numbers of American infantry marching along a road accompanied by tanks. Areas around them burning from fires set by retreating Japanese forces.

Date: 1945, January 26
Duration: 3 min 53 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Surrender of Japan, ending World War II

View of first atomic explosion (Trinity) on July 16, 1945, at New Mexico, United States. View of the battleship, USS Missouri, in Tokyo Bay, Japan, with entire ship's company on deck in dress whites, Japanese military high command and several formally dressed Japanese diplomats standing on the ship's deck. Brief closeup of General Douglas MacArthur. Japanese foreign minister, Mamoru Shigemitsu, bending to sign the instrument of surrender ending World War 2, on September 2, 1945. Supreme Commander, General Douglas MacArthur, seated, signing the document. Lieutenant General Jonathan M. Wainwright and British Lieutenant-General Arthur Ernest Percival stand behind MacArthur. General Hsu Yung-chang signs for China. View of sailors observing the historic moment from every possible place aboard the ship. Large numbers of aircraft flying over the ship. Scene shifts in flashback to Manila, Philippines, where dead bodies of civilians litter the streets in silent witness of Japanese wartime atrocities. Some have hands tied behind their backs. Views of destitute Filipino mothers and children wandering through the rubble. A sign identifies the 98th Evacuation Hospital. Inside, a doctor and a nurse stand over the bed of Japanese Prime Minister, Hideki Tōjō, who attempted suicide by pistol, when apprehended, but was taken for treatment and is seen resting in his bed. View of Japanese Adrmiral Shigetarō Shimada, Minister of the Navy, behind bars in prison. Also seen in prison are Japanese general of the Japanese Imperial Army and Governor-General of the Philippines, Shigenori Kuroda;. General Masaharu Homma; and militarist Colonel Kingoro Hashimoto. Scene shifts to bodies of numerous victims of German death camps. American Army medics attend to some survivors rescued from the camps.

Date: 1945, September 2
Duration: 2 min 17 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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