U.S. troops advance and USAAF B-24 Liberators drop bombs on Japanese positions in Indonesia during the New Guinea campaign.
Indonesia Date:1942 Duration:3 min 1 sec Sound:Yes
The New Guinea campaign during World War II. A heavy cruiser underway at sea. Anti aircraft guns fired at the cruiser from a U.S. Navy battleship. U.S. Marines holding guns. The Marines fire at the cruiser. U.S. soldiers on a ship. U.S. Navy LCPs (Landing Craft, Personnel) move towards a beach. Marines aboard an LCP. The Marines holding guns get down from the LCP and move onto the beach. Marines from a U.S. Navy LCI (Landing Craft, Infantry) on the beach. An army truck driving down the ramp of a U.S. Navy LST (Landing Ship, Tank) onto the beach.The LST half immersed in water. An army jeep driven on a muddy road, soldiers on either side. A few soldiers wading through a stream with their hands raised to hold their guns. A soldier wades through the stream holding two ammunition boxes on his shoulders. Guns fired from a tank. Soldiers with rifles walk through bushes. An M4 Sherman tank moving in a wooded region. Combat infantrymen follow the tank. Two tanks fire into the wooded region. A group of soldiers wade through tropical grass. Three soldiers load projectiles into a 75mm mortar. Soldiers look at a Japanese field gun. Dead Japanese soldiers lying beside the gun. American soldiers observe a wrecked Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service fighter aircraft A6M Zero. LCPs move towards a beach. Soldiers man a 30 caliber machine gun aboard a LCP. The LCPs approach the beach and the soldiers advance across the beach into the wooded area. Several more LCPs arrive. A United States Army Air Force B-24 Liberator takes off from an airfield. Several bomber aircraft in flight. Bombs dropped from the bomb bay of an aircraft on Japanese positions. Explosions occur and smoke rises. Explosions on areas along a coast line. Thick smoke rises from the bombed areas.
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