US Army Air Forces (USAAF) P-47s of the 318th Fighter Group on Aslito airfield (Insley Field) Saipan, launch mission against Japanese positions onTinian Island during World War 2. Preparations showing Base Weather Station with men preparing last minute data, Saipan Island. Pilots are being briefed by officer in front of chart titled Tinian. 19th Squadron pilots in jeep leaving for take off area on Aslito Airfield, Saipan. Pilots boarding P-47 Thunderbolt fighters. P-47s warming up in flight line. P-47s moving out of flight line and taxiing on airfield. P-47s of the19th and 333rd Fighter Squadrons take off from airfield.
(Note: last 60" or so of film is reversed.)
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