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Footage of the Japanese South Seas Force on New Guinea following the dual invasions of Lae and Salamaua, in World War II.

Scenes from the Japanese South Seas Force invasion of coastal New Guinea in March 1942, during World War 2. Stern of a ship. Smoke rising from a ship in the far background. Japanese warships underway at sea, mountains in the background. A Japanese man on deck of warship, paints picture of historic naval victory. Animated map showing Northern Australia and New Guinea, with animated bombs falling on Port Moresby and flags showing Japanese-held positions at Lae and Salamaua on the coast of the Solomon Sea, to the North. A view of the coastline on the Solomon Sea. Japanese troops are seen in a column making their way through the jungles.They stand with the rising sun battle flag and proceed further, pulling field pieces and carrying other war materiel. View from inside a dwelling, as the Japanese troops enter town of Lae. Destroyed hangars and aircraft at the Lae airfield, which the Japanese bombed on January 21, 1942. The Japanese rising sun flag flying on a tall flag pole. Japanese ships in harbor.

Date: 1942, March
Duration: 2 min 52 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: Japanese
 
 
Arctic convoy of British ships underway in the North Sea carrying weapons to Russia during World War 2.

A British ship convoy underway in the North Sea as part of the Arctic Convoys supplying ships, weapons, and materials to the Soviet Union at Arkhangelsk and Murmansk during World War II. A map showing the North Sea route. The British ships underway. The ships carry weapons and other equipment to Russia as an aid for the fight against Nazi Germany. A man aboard a ship watches the area through binoculars. Crew dressed for Freezing cold temperatures. Enemy aircraft in flight over the area. The German aircraft drop bombs on the convoy. Guns fired from the ships. Smoke rise from firing and bombardment in the area. Circa 1942.

Date: 1942
Duration: 1 min 39 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. aircraft take off and U.S. Army officers in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska.

The Aleutian Islands Campaign of World War II. A map shows the Aleutian Islands situated in the North Pacific Ocean forming the southern boundary of the Bering Sea. Volcanoes in the Aleutian Islands. The rocky coast of the island. A man stands on an ice covered ship. A boat carries some people. An aircraft lands on sea. A ship in the rough seas. In 1942: Animated map depicts Japanese invasion of Midway Island and Dutch Harbor and U.S. response to the attack. An aircraft takes off. U.S. Army officers who participated in the Battle of Dutch Harbor include Lieutenants Charles H. Briggs, Jack Todd, Jep C, Jonson, James E. Breeding, Virgil Alleman and Jack S. Marks. Active volcanoes in the background. Army camps in the Aleutian Islands.

Date: 1943
Duration: 5 min 1 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The American soldiers debark from the ships as they arrive in North Africa during World War II.

Activities of the American soldiers in North Africa in November 1942 during World War II. U.S. ship convoy underway at sea. Soldiers debark in North Africa. Mountains in the background. Landing craft underway. Airplanes fly in formation overhead. Paratroopers jump out of the airplanes and descend on the land with the help of parachutes. Citizens cheer the Allies in Casablanca and Algiers.

Date: 1943
Duration: 2 min 36 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Italian Expeditionary Forces in action at Northern Africa Front raid over Malta.

Italian Expeditionary Forces at Northern Africa Front. Soldiers of Italian Expedition Force comes out of fox holes. They run out from dugouts. Machine gun emplacement at battle field. Soldiers fire guns. They look through binocular. Trucks and bikes in field. Soldiers run in trenches. Soldiers run in field with machine guns and fire in prone position. Airborne troops land on isolated emergency airfield built by Britishers on the desert. Paratroopers destroy gasoline and munition dumps in field. Soldiers stand with covered artillery. Troops get in aircraft with guns. Italian Expeditionary Forces in Malta: Air raid over Malta. Pilots get on planes. Plane taxis and takes off. Airplane in flight. Pilots in cockpit. Air plane in flight over sea. Aerial view of Malta Island.

Date: 1942, May 2
Duration: 5 min 35 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: Italian
 
 
Information about the composition of northern task force for operations on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands is given.

A training film on operations of U.S. forces on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands during World War II. Northern task force is composed of several groups. These include the northern landing force which comprises of the 4th Marine Division. This in turn is made up of combat teams 23, 24 and 25. Each landing team is composed of three landing teams, one support group and attached units. The remaining group consists of Transport Divisions 24, 26 and 28. They also include a raider unit and a transport screen. The northern support group, the northern carrier group, the initial tractor group, the reserve tractor group and the mine sweeper and the salvage group are also included. Information about the shipping of the northern attack force is given. Aerial view of ships underway at sea. Interior of a ship. Joint operations room, combat information center room, intelligence office, communication room, photographic and reproductions rooms on the ship. Signal and communication equipment. The ship convoy underway, advancing towards the target area. Men aboard ships. An aircraft in flight overhead. An officer studies a map and instructs personnel.

Date: 1944
Duration: 4 min 3 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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