Amphibious forces of the United States capture Rendova Island, Solomon Islands during World War II. An animated map links up Guadalcanal with Rendova and Vanguna depicting the voyage of U.S. amphibious forces. U.S. troops disembark from ships onto landing crafts off the coast of Rendova. Armed troopers loaded on landing craft head for Rendova beach. The troops unload after securing Rendova beachhead. Tanks followed by heavy artillery unload from a ship. Japanese dive bombers and medium bombers in flight over Rendova. Japanese aircraft drop bombs over the beachhead. U.S. fighters in flight to intercept the enemy bombers. U.S. antiaircraft batteries fire at the Japanese aircraft. Flak bursts in the sky. Japanese aircraft being attacked. A Japanese bomber crashes in water. Aftermath of battle shows abandoned equipment, dead and wounded U.S. soldiers on the beachhead. Burning beachhead of Rendova. U.S. ships unload equipment on the captured island of Rendova.
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