Japanese aircraft subject to antiaircraft fire as they attack U.S. ships in the Pacific Ocean during World War II.
Pacific Ocean Date:1944 Duration:3 min 43 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. Navy warships under Japanese air attack in World War 2. A U.S. Aircraft carrier, that appears to be the USS Yorktown (CV-10). The Battleship, USS South Dakota (BB-57) with a U.S. Escort Carrier (CVE) behind in background. A Japanese warplane being fired at by antiaircraft guns. Tracer rounds are seen. Black smoke streaming close to the water from a U.S. ship. White smoke cloud from a bomb burst on a ship. A large Japanese warplane (possibly Mitsubishi G4M "Betty") flying low and fast past U.S. warships firing at it. It flies past a U.S. Fletcher-Class destroyer. Black Flak clouds are low in the air. The destroyer firing guns. Another Fletcher-Class destroyer moving rapidly in the water. Several U.S. warships in single line formation. Japanese aircraft attacking a ship on the horizon. Smoke rising from the ship. Closer view of huge black cloud of smoke rising from water surface and obscuring the burning ship.
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