Naval operations against Japanese in Mid Pacific during World War Two.
Pacific Ocean Date:1942 Duration:3 min 30 sec Sound:Yes
Several U.S. destroyers underway. A U.S. Battleship. Map of the mid-pacific Ocean. Brief distant view of several U.S. warships in convoy. Crewman on upper deck of aircraft carrier. Flight deck filled with Douglas SBD Dauntless Dive bombers. View of aircraft carrier from rear cockpit of aircraft. U.S. warships firing antiaircraft guns against attacking Japanese aircraft. U.S. aircraft carrier executes evasive maneuver turning sharply to port. Black smoke and tracers fill the sky during battle against Japanese planes. A number of Japanese planes are shot down. One falls very close to a ship. A Navy F4F sits on side of carrier flight deck, where it crash landed. Smoke from downed airplane seen behind the carrier. Japanese prisoners taken to shore in boat. Prisoners march. Shore ceremony in which Admiral Nimitz decorates many Navy personnel who distinguished themselves in combat.
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