Battle for Marshall Islands. Japanese aircraft are downed by U.S. aircraft carrier's guns in the Pacific during World War II
Pacific Theater Date:1944, February Duration:1 min 2 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. Navy aircraft carriers in the Pacific Ocean during the Battle for the Marshall Islands in World War 2. A tractor towing a U.S. Navy fighter aircraft F6F Hellcat with wings folded, along carrier flight deck.. Two ordnance men pushing cart with a 500 pound bomb, along the deck. At dawn U.S. Navy SBD Dauntless aircraft take off in semidarkness. Fire from their engine exhausts visible. Clouds of smoke rising and a large explosion occurs as Japanese aircraft attack U.S. ships.. A gun crew at an anti aircraft gun on the deck. Japanese aircraft flying overhead, in flames. U.S. sailors firing at Japanese aircraft in flight. Another Japanese aircraft shot down by carrier's antiaircraft fire. It crashes into the sea. A large explosion occurs in the water. A Japanese aircraft in low flight drops a torpedoe. A Japanese aircraft is shot down. Another Japanese aircraft is shot down and crashes in carrier's wake. SBDs and F6F aircraft parked on the deck of the carrier.
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