Crew members aboard USS Springer recover a dead Japanese pilot in the Pacific Ocean during World War II.
Pacific Theater Date:1945 Duration:3 min 56 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A U.S. submarine patrol in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. Crew members aboard USS Springer as they pull a line. A crew member comes aboard the submarine. Another unfolds a map and then folds it up again. Men on the deck as they look down at the water. Dead body of a Japanese pilot being pulled aboard. Officers and men search through the clothing of the dead Japanese pilot. A Japanese life jacket tossed to one side. Dead Japanese flier with a bloody head on the deck. Japanese script on the life preserver. Dead pilot's body tossed into a lifeline and into the water. The pilot's life jacket on the deck. Crew member uses a hunting knife to cut away part of the jacket as another crew member picks up the jacket. Friendly planes in flight over the submarine. Crew members look skyward.
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