U.S. Navy Seabees on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands during World War 2. Opening scene shows U.S.Seabees raising a formed steel sheet into position for riveting as part of a fuel tank. Next, native workers are seen digging a trench with picks and shovels. A sailor driving a truck looks out his side window as he moves along in the jungle. Several Seabees are riding in the back of the open truck. Closeup of a Seabee Chief Petty Officer in a combat helmet looking over the progress of the ditch diggers. Glimpse of a pier at water's edge. Lines of fuel pipe being laid out on the ground. Sections of pipe being welded by a Seabee using an acetylene torch. Several Seabees work together to lift a section of pipe into place. Two USAAF B-17 bombers fly overhead above palm trees. A truck drives past the camera, pulling a series of bomb laden trailers, with men riding atop some of the bombs. Jeeps drive along a path in a shady camp site under palm trees.
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