Tactics of the 3rd Fleet and 7th Fleet in the naval battles and Japanese planes attack over U.S. carriers in Philippine sea.
Philippine Sea Date:1944 Duration:6 min 29 sec Sound:Yes
Naval battle of Philippines between the United States and Japanese Imperial Navy. Animated diagrams show tactics of the 3rd Fleet and 7th Fleet in the naval battles on the Philippine (October 23-24, 29). Southern American unit destroys the battleships. Explains maneuvers employed in the Surigao and San Bernardino Straits. Shows Japanese planes attacking ships and being drowned. The carrier Princeton is damaged and sunk. Large smoke rises from carrier Princeton. American carriers are damaged. Several U.S. planes make crash landings on a carrier. United States Navy ace Commander Captain David S. Mc Campbell lands. He exits the cockpit and is greeted.
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