U.S. Army 5307th Composite Unit nicknamed Merrill's Marauders arrives on a hill overlooking Myitkyina, Burma.
Myitkyina Burma Date:1944 Duration:4 min 24 sec Sound:Yes
A military film report on the advance of members of U.S. Army 5307th Composite Unit nicknamed Merrill's Marauders towards Myitkyina, Burma for its capture during World War II. Merrill's Marauders and U.S. OSS (Office of Strategic Services) Detachment 101 trained personnel advance through a river and on a hill. Supplies are loaded on mules for transportation. Dead body of a Japanese soldier. Captured and wounded Japanese soldiers are treated by Merrill's Marauders. Men control a mule going astray. Merrill's Marauders and other members of a task force come across dead bodies of Japanese soldiers lying in a jungle. Merrill's Marauders arrive on the top of the hill overlooking Myitkyina. Myitkyina as seen from the top of the hill. U.S. 10th Air Force airplanes overhead. Merrill's Marauders fire machine guns and artillery guns towards enemy positions.
This historic stock footage available in HD and SD video. View pricing below video player.
Have a correction or more info about this clip? Edit Now
Be the first to correct or edit this clip's info! Edit Now