1st Cavalry Division of the United States military in New Guinea.
New Guinea Date:1944 Duration:5 min 28 sec Sound:Yes
Reconstruction of an airstrip. A plane lands on the airstrip.1st Cavalry Division moves to Manus. A unit of 1st Marine Division moves from Gloucester to Talasea which is only 160 miles from Rabaul. Japanese 17th Army surrenders. Animated map shows 163rd and the 127th Infantry to land at Tadji Airstrip. The 24th and 41st division to land in Hollandia to capture three airstrips Hollandia, Sentani and Cyclops. Admiral Nimitz and General MacArthur study maps. The 5th Air Force planes drop bombs on Hollandia. A Japanese convoy is strafed and bombed. Wrecked Japanese planes. Australian infantry advances through New Guinea jungles. Soldiers addressed and explained the importance of team work. 1st Cavalry troops briefed. A General addresses the soldiers through a microphone.
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