View from escort warship in convoy during U.S.Navy bombing campaign against Japanese on Gilbert and Marshal Islands
Pacific Ocean Date:1942, February Duration:1 min 1 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. Navy bombing campaign against Japanese-held Gilbert and Marshall Islands during World War II. This film taken aboard the heavy crusier, USS Northampton, CA-26. Captain William Dwight Chandler, Jr. (1890-1977) looks out at the sea with binoculars. Officer, helmsman and another sailor on bridge of the ship (interior). Officer, wearing older-style steel helmet, looks out to sea with binoculars. Gunnery officer wearing headphones. A Curtiss SOC Seagull seaplane is seen on catapult, behind him. Carrier at some distance, as seen through railings.
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