Allied paratroopers jump in Markham Valley, New Guinea.
New Guinea Date:1944 Duration:3 min 11 sec Sound:Yes
General Douglas MacArthur speaks to Allied paratroopers before their landing in Markham Valley, New Guinea. Paratroopers briefed with the help of a map. Paratroopers look at Tommy guns and other weapons. Equipment loaded onto a truck. Paratroopers loaded onto a military truck move to the airbase. Planes lined up at the base. Men put on their combat gear and board the aircraft. Aircraft in flight. Paratroopers jump and descend at Markham Valley. Planes in flight as parachutes descend during the first mass parachute jump in Southwestern Pacific.
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