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Battle of Saipan in the Pacific during World War II.

Animated map shows U.S. forces extending control in the Pacific to the Mariana Islands islands in the Pacific during World War 2. It shows chain of airfields linking island of Truk to homeland, Japan. Map focuses on island of Truk, in Micronesia, showing concentration of Japanese aircraft, ships, and troops there. Paths of U.S. air and naval attacks on Truk are shown. Map shows Japanese fleet withdrawing and U.S. forces by-passing Truk to concentrate on the Mariana islands. U.S. naval task force is seen off the island of Saipan on June 11, 1944. Two U.S. battleships are followed by two escort aircraft carriers/ Barrels of battleship triple guns firing at Saipan. Landing Craft Tank: Rocket LCT(R) firing salvos of rockets. Glimpse from aircraft, overhead, of landing craft leaving white wakes during amphibious assault. Closeups of U.S. troops in landing craft. View from shore of American troops storming ashore through surf, from landing craft, under heavy enemy fire. Closeup of soldier hunkered down in sand. Soldier dropping down from side of beached landing vehicle tracked (LVT). A fallen U.S. soldier floating in the water. Troops firing from their LVTs. Shells striking on sandy shore. Marines running with stretcher over their shoulders Fletcher class destroyer firing her guns to port. Brooklyn class light cruiser firing guns to port. View from ships flying Japanese flags, of Japanese warships headed to engage U.S. fleet. Japanese aircraft carriers and Aichi Kokuki KK dive bomber (Val) taking off from a carrier. Arial closeup of Japanese Val aircraft in flight. Formations of Japanese Val aircraft in flight. Formation of American Grumman TBF Avenger aircraft engaging the Japanese. Gun camera film showing Japanese aircraft being shot down. A Japanese aircraft crashing into the sea. Sailors of U.S. ship firing batteries of Bofors 40mm anti aircraft guns. and 20mm anti aircraft guns. Black flak clouds in the sky. A Japanese plane crashing into the sea. Aerial view of formation of Japanese Val aircraft in flight. Closeup of a Japanese Kawasaki Ki-61 (Hien) aircraft maneuvering to attack. More views of Japanese Val aircraft in formation. American dive bombers dropping bombs on, Japanese held, Orote airfield. View from the air of bombs striking and smoke clouds. Fires burning on the airfield. An American navy F6F hellcat plane diving. Gun camera film showing Japanese aircraft being downed. A plane director on deck of U.S. aircraft carrier. Two Grumman TBF aircraft taking off from a carrier. View toward tail of one taking off. U.S. aircraft in formation overhead, and then peeling off in trail formation to attack a target. Japanese ships being strafed. U.S. infantry continuing heavy fighting on Saipan.

Date: 1944
Duration: 4 min 29 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Log book entries depict events that took place on USS Franklin as it was underway in the Pacific Ocean during World War II.

The film 'The Saga of the Franklin' to honor and remember the men who served in the U.S. Navy during during World War II. A board reads USS Franklin (CV-13). The log book of the ship. An entry from the log book. The ship leaves San Francisco, California in February 1945. A U.S. flag flutters on the ship. The ship in the western Pacific Ocean. A fleet of ships underway at sea. Aircraft take off from the deck for a mission on July 4th, 1944. The target is Iwo Jima, Japan. Other ships nearby. Guns are fired. A Japanese Kamikaze aircraft crashes on a ship. An aircraft in flight. Explosions on the ground below. A Kamikaze aircraft is hit by guns fired from USS Franklin by Air Group 13. Rocket equipped aircraft struck Japanese ships. Aerial view of burning ships in water. Kamikaze aircraft in flight. A Kamikaze aircraft which has been hit, falls downwards in a mass of fire. It crashes into water. A Kamikaze aircraft crashes into water near a ship. A ball of fire rises up. A Kamikaze aircraft crashes into USS Franklin in October 1944. After being repaired, USS Franklin reaches Ford Island in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. A band plays to welcome the ship. U.S. Navy WAVES ( Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) on the ship. A U.S. Navy Vice Admiral decorates sailors. Air Group 75 and 35 aboard the ship. Aircraft on the deck. An aircraft takes off from the deck of the carrier. An aircraft prepares for a take off. A white diamond painted on the tail of an aircraft in flight. An aircraft comes in for a landing. An LSO ( Landing Signal Officer ) signals using flags. He makes a signal for an aircraft to cut off its engine while landing. The aircraft makes an arrested landing. An aircraft lands on its nose. Men sunbathe in Hawaii. A party abroad USS Franklin. A cake to celebrate the 9000th landing on the carrier. Ensign A. W. Graf who had made the landing cuts the cake.

Date: 1945
Duration: 7 min 52 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. war effort is concentrated against Japan after the fall of Nazi Germany in World War II

Overlaid on scenes of fervently patriotic Japanese people waving flags and cheering, is slate reading: "Japan is firmly determined to fight a hundred years war to crush the United States." A huge explosion. Glimpse of U.S. Marine Flame Thrower Tank M67 directing flame on a Japanese bunker. U.S. marines charging in an amphibious assault on a Japanese held Pacific Island during World War 2. U.S. troops wading through surf from their landing craft, during amphibious assault. Marines fighting Japanese in Pacific Island jungle. Landing craft at beach in background. American flag being raised on a palm tree. Soldier saluting the American flag. General Douglas MacArthur wading ashore in the Philippines followed by staff officers and soldiers, including Filipinos. U.S. aircraft bombing Japanese held Corregidor in the Philippines. U.S. Navy ships bombarding the Philippine coast. American paratroopers of the 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment, jumping at low altitude, from C-47 aircraft onto a critical hill known as "Topside" on Corregidor. Views from ground of paratroopers descending. and landing at the hilltop. U.S. troops in an amphibious assault, under fire. The American flag being formally raised as General MacArthur and other officers salute the flag. Marines in amphibious assault on Iwo Jima. A U.S. battleship firing at the coast. Explosions along the coast from Naval bombardment. Marines charging across the black sands of Iwo Jima. Marines firing a 75mm Pack Howitzer M1. Shells exploding at the base of Mount Suribachi. The famous flag raising by Marines on Iwo Jima. American forces attacking the Japanese Island of Okinawa. A Landing Ship Medium (R) firing rockets at Okinawa. Numerous explosions ashore. The USS LSM(R)-198 firing rockets. U.S. troops using a flame thrower to attack Japanese troops in a bunker. A Japanese defender is shot and tumbles down a hill from a fortification. American flag raising on Okinawa. Army officers salute the colors. A U.S. Navy destroyer firing its stern 8-inch guns. A Japanese warship struck by a bomb or shell, with flash of fire and explosion. More views of U.S. Navy warships bombarding Okinawa. A torpedo seen below the water as it is launched A Japanese ship exploding with fireball and huge cloud of smoke. Glimpse of helmsmen inside U.S. submarine. A formation of Douglas SBD Dauntless Dive Bomber aircraft peels off, and dives. A Japanese ship being strafed and bombed. It explodes. U.S. Army Air Forces B-29 bomber aircraft taking off from captured islands to attack Japan. A formation of B-29s in flight. B-29s flying over Japan. Mount Fuji is visible. B-29 raining bombs on Japan. View from aircraft as bombs strike, exploding on ground. Closeup of falling bomb. Huge clouds of smoke rising from struck targets. More views of B-29 aircraft in flight. Some leaving contrails at high altitude. View from bridge of U.S. battleship bow plunging into heavy seas that cover deck. (Ship's forward triple gun turrets are visible.) Aerial view of landing craft speeding toward a beach, leaving white wake in water. Glimpse of U.S. battleship, in camouflage paint, bombarding a shore. Closeup of twin 40mm Bofors anti aircraft guns being fired from U.S. Navy ship. A Japanese Kamikaze airplane on fire, falling through flak clouds. A Japanese Mitsubishi G4M bomber aircraft flying low past a U.S. Aircraft Carrier. U.S. Navy sailors on a ship's deck firing a twin 40mm bofors gun. A Japanese Kamikaze airplane hit and in flames as it falls. A squadron of U.S. aircraft in formation. Gun camera film of Japanese airplane bursting into flames while being shot at by U.S. aircraft. Flaming aircraft falling straight down towards the water and splashing on contact. U.S. troops wade through surf as they leave Landing Ship Infantry Large USS LCI(L)-337. Troops rush past a beached Landing Vehicle Tracked (LVT) on sand beach. Troops in tracked landing vehicles approaching the shore from a cove. White smoke in the area. A banner erected at shore reading: "CIC." Explosions nearby. Soldiers using a flame thrower. Scene shifts to U.S. Secretary of War, Henry Lewis Stimson, speaking from his office in Washington, DC. He speaks of destroying Japan's armed forces and war fighting capability. A soldier shouting with a beached LVT behind him. American soldiers firing small arms from sheltered positions. An artillery soldier closing the breech of a heavy gun after loading it. Montage of scenes similar to all seen already. A liberty bell and "V" for victory is shown.

Date: 1944
Duration: 4 min 35 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Crew members of Submarine, USS Crevalle , display a commerative flag in World War II

The USS Crevalle (SS-291) on war patrols in East China Sea and Sea of Japan in final days of World War 2. Crew members hold a flag they made depicting their engagements with Japanese shipping. It shows Japanese Navy Rising Sun flag with marks below for five Japanese Navy ships. It also shows the Japanese Red Ball flag and fourteen marks for other Japanese ships. As the film continues, it reveals more of the flag, showing more encounters with enemy shipping. A Landing Craft Infantry (LCI) passing by. Sailors standing on deck in bright sunlight with breeze blowing. One has grown a notable full beard and smokes a pipe. Toward the end of the film, the boat's Captain, Navy Captain Everett Hartwell Steinmetz, is seen from the back and in profile, standing on deck. Another aircraft passes overhead. (Note: Sailor holding flag in opening frames has been identified as James A. Katchis who served on the boat beginning as a Seaman 1st Class in August 1944.)

Date: 1945
Duration: 2 min 24 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Allied planning for the final invasion of Japan in World War II

Scene opens with a map illustrating one possible Allied path for invasion of Japan. It proceeds from India and Burma to China and thence to Japan. A U.S. B-24 bomber is seen landing at a Far East Air field. Next, the Supreme Allied Commander of South-East Command (SEAC) Admiral Lord Mountbatten, is seen posing with Chinese General Li Zongren (AKA Li Tsung-jen) and other high ranking Chinese officers, and then walking with them. Next are views of U.S. General Joseph Stillwell working with staff as they consult maps. Then, Chinese laborers are seen engaged in construction of a bridge over a riverbed, that is to be part of the "Ledo Road,"traversing Burma and providing a highway from India to Chunking, China. Trucks moving over the already completed segments of the road, carry men and war materiel. One truck passes a local native drawing water from a well using a long counterbalanced pole. At the frontier of the roadbuilding, Chinese soldiers chop their way through dense jungles and battle Japanese forces firing at them. A fallen soldier. Allied soldiers shouting as run into a village engaging Japanese forces. Structures in the village burning and spreading in the area. Scene shifts abruptly to an animated map illustrating what are believed to be the Japanese plan for its last desparate defense. It shows them falling back to highly defensible boundaries encompassing sources of supplies needed to sustain their defense. Aerial views of Manchurian landscape. Japanese officials are seen at their administrative offices in Manchuria. Large numbers of Manchurian workers are seen headed to work near a factory. Others are engaged in open pit mining, where explosives are used to expose and ready ores for extraction. Views inside a Manchurian steel plant supporting the Japanese war effort. Japanese military forces are shown moving by horseback in the area, ostensibly to push further into China and add more protection against potential Allied offensives. Likewise, Japanese warships are shown at sea maneuvering to defensive locations. This is all summed up in a map showing the expected disposition and status of military defensives for Japan's final defense (Fortress Japan). Street traffic on a city street in Japan. A large group of Japanese women in traditional dress, carry banners and quietly bow. View of the Japanese Diet Building (Parliament) and political and Military leaders inside, including Prime Minister Tojo, Hideki.

Date: 1944
Duration: 4 min 38 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Interior of Submarine USS Spadefish in Northern Japan Sea during World War II

Interior of the USS Spadefish (SS-411) as the Captain looks through the periscope. Slate states "U.S.S. Spadefish sights a Soviet Merchantman in the Northern Japan sea." The Captain (a Navy commander) speaks with a Lieutenant standing with him and then continues to look carefully through the periscope. The Captain seems to be issuing orders as he looks through the periscope.

Date: 1944
Duration: 1 min 47 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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