Highlights in career of Chester W Nimitz. U.S. naval campaigns against Japanese forces during World War II.
Pacific Theater Date:1944 Duration:4 min 9 sec Sound:Yes
Fleet Admiral Chester W Nimitz speaks to naval officers and civilians, on third anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Sailors salute as he boards a ship. Admiral Nimitz with Admiral Halsey. Fleet of The United States ships underway to attack Japanese enemy. Battleships fire guns at enemy. Rockets being fired from U.S. ships. U.S. amphibious landing at Leyte. Japanese military show their commitment to fight. U.S. Navy crews at work aboard ships preparing to engage Japanese fleet at Leyte Gulf. Heavy U.S. naval gunfire. U.S. navy aircraft take off from carrier and engage Japanese in aerial combat. U.S. aircraft bomb Japanese ships and U.S. ships defend against Japanese air attacks. Japanese survivors floating on debris and life rafts in the ocean. U.S. wounded in stretcher. Dead Americans honored at sea by their comrades in an official ceremony.
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