Color scenes of WWII including Pearl Harbor, D-Day, and Pacific campaign.
Arlington Virginia USA Date:1945 Duration:4 min 53 sec Sound:Yes
Montage of scenes dealing with Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in World War 2. Bombs exploding and ships on fire; Japanese airplane diving from formation; a jeep driving past a burning airplane; hangars burning; Sailors firing anti-aircraft guns from an American ship; A New Orleans class American Cruiser firing her 8-inch guns; A South Dakota Class battleship firing her 16-inch guns; Group of American M3 Stuart light tanks in a field; U.S. Aviation Cadets marching between rows of Boeing Stearman Model 75 training biplanes; American soldiers marching in huge formations; Paratroopers in training jumps from towers; Troops climbing aboard a troop ship, from a landing craft; Marines in a landing craft carrying a large American flag; Landing craft in an amphious assault; Troops coming ashore from a Higgins boat, during training; An amphibious invasion task force at dusk; Troops wading ashore during the invasion of France in World War II, with barrage balloons aloft and support ships offshore. Staged scene of soldier on transport ship using flash light to read letter from home. Capital warships firing heavy guns and soldiers descending rope nets to enter landing craft. Soldiers landing on shore from Higgins Boats during training, and then on the shores of Normandy during the D-day invasion. American tank crew on an M26 Pershing tank. Major General George Patton with 1st Armored Division patch on his uniform sleeve. General George Marshall. General Dwight D. Eisenhower decorating an officer. Lieutenant General Henry (Hap) Arnold. Paratroopers jumping en masse from C-47 transport planes. German forces retreating in trucks along a road. Japanese General Yoshijirō Umezu, Chief of the Army General Staff, signing Surrender document aboard the USS Missouri, ending World War II, in the pacific. Glimpse of troop ship arriving in a U.S. harbor. View of U.S. military cemetery. Scene shifts to John Charles Daly, speaking in front of wall with names of Medal of Honor recipients, in the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, in 1968.
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