The American campaign against the Japanese in the South West Pacific during World War II. United States 6th Army troops assembled on a dock before the invasion of Los Negros in the South West Pacific. A convoy of United States ships underway in the Pacific Ocean. Soldiers aboard a ship as they clean weapons, sew and play a car game. A soldier shaves as another one eats his meal aboard a ship off the coast of Hollandia. Two soldiers read as other writes a letter. An aircraft lands on the deck of the ship.
A film titled 'Breakbone Fever Dengue' shows U.S. Army personnel catching dengue fever on a South Pacific island during World War II. A U.S. Army medical officer reads out an official report on the outbreak of dengue in the South Pacific. U.S. troops on an island in the South Pacific. Men work on aircraft engines. Stationary planes on an airfield. U.S. soldiers on hospital beds and lined up outside a dispensary after catching up dengue fever. A close view of Aedes mosquito on human skin. Dengue casualties on hospital beds. Mosquito breeding places at a U.S. Army base shows water collected in rubbish heaps, fuel drums, coconut shells, cans and bottles and water in tires. A native village shows men walking towards a building in the background. Doctors examine patients in a hospital. The effects of dengue showing patients facing problems with eye movements and back pain. The body temperature chart of a patient. Men shows rash on the chest of a patient. A laboratory report after a diagnosis.
Allied troops on USS Talamanca (AF-15) in the South Pacific during World War II. Soldier wearing life jacket stands at rail of a ship. Soldier walks along the deck of a ship. Heavy roll throws him against rail. Soldier's face as he looks out of wake of the ship.
World War2, the Pacific Theater. United States battleship USS South Dakota (BB-57) in rough seas. Heavy sea breaks over the bow of the ship. Ship submerges in sea up to the deck at bow. Seamen in a small boat Raft in rough seas as men rescued in whaleboat. Whaleboat picks up men in rough sea. Two rubber life rafts in water. Men rescued in life rafts. Whaleboat in rough seas. Six life rafts come alongside a ship. U.S. sailors and Marines being rescued. Navy TBM airborne in flight and drops smoke flare. Men in rubber life rafts. Three life rafts with men in them in open seas.
Allied Supreme Commander for South West Pacific Area, General Douglas MacArthur en route to Milne Bay, New Guinea during World War 2. U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Thomas Kinkaid and Rear Admiral Van Hook at Archerfield in Brisbane, Australia. They await the arrival of General MacArthur. A car arrives at the airfield and General MacArthur gets out of the car. The General being greeted by the Admirals. General MacArthur and the Admirals aboard MacArthur's personal B-17 Flying Fortress "Bataan" as they confer. Three officers aboard USS Phoenix underway in the Pacific Ocean. A convoy of Allied ship underway in far background with a sailor at a blinker in the foreground.
U.S. action in South Pacific during World War II. General Douglas MacArthur and Admiral Nimitz look at a map on a table. Gen. MacArthur points at a map on a wall. An animated map shows Bougainville Islands in the Pacific Ocean. An explosion on a ship. Low flying U.S. planes strafe the enemy positions on the island. A soldier talks over a radio. Soldiers of 37th Division of the U.S. Army move inland on the island. Tanks and soldiers move forward. Soldiers aim and fire through their rifles. Artillery loaded and fired. Explosions in the distance. U.S. soldiers throw hand grenades. Dead Japanese soldiers on the ground. A trolley unloads gravel. Rollers level the land. An airbase is established. A man at controls. A plane lands at an airstrip. Soldiers move towards the plane.