The Battle of Balikpapan in Netherlands East Indies during World War II. U.S. underwater demolition teams on a navy patrol boat prepare explosive charges for an attack on the underwater defenses of Balikpapan. Men spill out of their larger craft into a rubber boat alongside and then into the sea. The explosive packs are thrown overboard, timed with each man's take off. Many kinds of equipment, mine detonators, measuring lines and firearms are used for the mission. Men place explosives on shore defenses. Men are picked up after the job is done.
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