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.
Activities of the Navy personnel aboard a ship underway in the Pacific Ocean. The mess cooks stand in a line outside a galley with tureens in their hands. Sailors stand by a hatch,waiting and then run down as mess call is sounded. The men going down and looking up. Views of sailors walking past the camera.
Activities of the Navy personnel aboard a ship underway in the Pacific Ocean. U.S. Enlisted personnel in white and Marine personnel doing physical drills. A commander looks on. The personnel doing different physical exercises. The hatches leading to the main gate are covered with canvas. The division at quarter deck for muster. Boatswain's Mate turns around and salutes the division officer. Personnel stand at the quarter deck in formation. The personnel doing physical exercises.
Role of United States Coast Guards. A United States Coast Guard watch the seals in the Pacific Ocean. Seals on an island. A man carries a seal.
Japanese Navy maneuvers circa mid 1930's. Ships include battleship Fuso, and the aircraft carrier Akagi (While the Akagi still had its original three flight decks, before they were consolidated into one larger flight deck). Battleships, carrier ships and cruisers take part in a maneuver. A convoy of Japanese ships underway at sea. Naval guns aboard various ships. A landing craft at sea. Animation depicts an exchange of fire between the Japanese and enemy naval guns. The Japanese convoy underway during the maneuver. A Japanese flag aboard a ship. Water washes over the deck of a ship. The muzzle of a naval gun aboard a ship. A submarine breaks over the water surface.