A convoy of U.S. warships under attack by Japanese warplanes during World War II.
Island of Truk Date:1944 Duration:1 min 6 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Film opens showing a Japanese Nakajima B5N (Kate) torpedo bomber flying low over the water through hail of bullets fired from Allied ships, during World War 2. Glimpse of the plane flying past a U.S. Iowa class Battleship. Next, it flies past a U.S.New Orleans Class Cruiser. As it continues flight, away from the camera, a U.S. Mahan class destroyer appears from the left. Flak puffs of black smoke are in the air. Scene shifts to smoke rising from a bombed ship in the distant background. Change of scene shows a U.S. Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless aircraft recovering on an aircraft carrier.
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