air force

air force

1945 Airforce- Palau, Mexico, Japan 250113-01

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If you wish to acquire broadcast quality material of this reel or want to know more about our Public Domain collection, contact us at info@footagefarm.co.uk [WWII - 1945, Pacific: B-24 Direct Hit Over Palau; Mexican Pilots; Jap Planes; Naha Fighting] B-24's of 867 494th Bombardment Group,dropping bombs on Palau Islands. CU of B-24 immediately below being hit on wing & tearing away in flames, plane spirals down. 08:00:58 Intertitle: Pacific - Activities in Philippines. General MacArthur waiting w/ other officers as transport plane arrives w/ Admiral Nimitz, salute & shake hands on wet tarmac; MCU to cars & drive off. 08:01:44 Mexican pilots of 201st Fighter Squadron arrive in Manila w/ Colonel Antonio Cardenas, greeted by General George C. Kenney, 15May45, carry duffel bags to trucks. 08:02:26 Captured Japanese airplanes in Clark Field area, Luzon; Intelligence unit inspects twin-engine Dino 3; parts & equipment. CU Molotov cocktail w/ bottle. Navy Zeke fighter, Zero. Betty twin-engine bomber; Judy Navy divebomber. Jill single engine torpedo bomber; Tojo Jap fighter w/ 14 cylinder engine. George on wing stands; Tony fighter, first Jap fighter w/ in-line engine. Two Nicks / Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu w/ twin-engine fighters; Frank, 4 blade propellor Army fighter, taxiis & taking off w/ US markings. 08:04:30 Title: Pacific - Attack On Naha. Naha, Okinawa, 6th Marine Corp officers briefing men in field & rocket attack, explosions. GOOD. 08:05:04 Major Roy Geiger watching on ridge top. Marines up hillside to Kings ridge & capture Sugar Loaf Hill. w/ tank support. CU machine guns, bazookas & Marines running w/ rifles, firing. Carry out wounded under fire. Moving ahead on stomachs; exploding caves; phosphorous grenades & flame throwers. VERY GOOD BATTLE FOOTAGE IN CUs. Cave explosions. 08:08;38 Flame throwing tanks from ridge or hillside. CU behind machine gun firing. 08:09:09 MCU Tanks firing on city; planes dive bombing; tanks approach city w/ Marine troops behind. The End. WW2 War Summary; Military Newsreel; Pacific Battles; NOTE: Sold at per reel rate. NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk