- Title: CF713
05:00:42 - 05:03:19
Soldiers lay in trench looking binoculars. Sergeant James Mansfield speaks to camera.
Small boy touches the Army badge on the arm of man in uniform. Reconstruction of American Civil War battle, soldier plays bugle as cavalry gallop with US flag. Ws cavalry gallop towards camera. Vs cavalry pull up to a halt. Ms Native American Indians gallop towards cavalry. Cavalry fire on Indians. Indians gallop to camera as some fall from horses as they are shot. Ha shot of circle of cavalry firing on Indians who attack on all sides. Soldiers run through assault course, under barbed wire.
Soldiers leap off small boats as they land on beach, amphibious landing and training. Map of New Britain. Arrow to Admiralty Island. Ms warships fire shells, camera shakes as guns fired. Soldiers climb from ship onto landing craft. Soldiers walk through jungle, fire machine guns and rifles, throw grenades, Howitzer firing into jungle. Soldier walks and fires into jungle as he goes. Injured soldiers being treated by medical officers. Vs shells firing. Piles of dead Japanese soldiers. General Macarthur visits, speaks emotionally to soldier. Gun with Bataan written on cannon. Landing craft filled with troops pulls away from ship. Vs soldiers on landing craft. US ships firing rockets, smoke rising from jungle near shore. Troops off landing craft and onto beach. Injured US soldier. Tank passes troops lying low on shore. Troops move into jungle at dusk. Soldiers fire rifles, bazookas and grenades, dead soldier lies with head back. Soldiers running into outskirts of city. Local Philippino people wave and cheer, share cigarettes. Tanks and troops down jungle road. Back shot as gun fires shells.
Soldier climbs through hole in building, pic of Jonathan M Wainwright. Tank with APO Tokyo on side. US tanks loaded with soldiers through Tokyo. Ha shot of armoured cars along street with ruined buildings either side. Sign reading 1st Cav Div First in Tokyo. Vs troops marching.
Troops having their pack inspected. Huge crowd of soldiers waiting to be transported. Soldiers climb up rope ladder on side of ship, through sea on landing craft. Map showing southern India, Japan and Australia. Shells firing at night, machine guns and rifles being fired. Troops of the 'Sunset Division' marching, cu shoulder badge. Troops training with rifles, unarmed combat, obstacle course. Int shot on board plane where Japanese soldier views target, POV shot of bombs dropping from bomb bay. Port Moresby, New Guinea being bombed from the air by the Japanese. Japanese troops running through smoke. US troops from the 163rd Infantry fire rifles, and throw grenades. Explosions in jungle. Piles of Japanese dead bodies in jungle clearing. Tired US soldiers take a rest. 162nd Infantry at Nassau Bay in Papua New Guinea. Transport supplies over river, funeral for soldier in jungle, soldiers fire salute. Major General Fuller briefing staff with large contoured map. Pan across waiting US troop task force, ships at sea. Cu wave breaking over hull of ship. Troops clean rifles, play cards, write letters and play chess while at sea. Soldier shaving. Cu plane bomb bays as bombs drop, aerial shot of jungle as bombs explode. Soldier looks through binoculars at dawn, big guns placed in position, cu watch on soldier's wrist, soldier gives order to fire. Enormous explosion. Vs guns fire at night. General Macarthur's face lit up by explosions. Tracer fire. War ship fires shells.
Huge explosions, soldier pulling up flags, landing craft full of troops, General Macarthur watches from ship. Troops off landing craft at Columbia Beach. 162nd Infantry capture town of Hollandia. Troops along road and past crashed plane. Map of New Guinea. Air to air shot of combat planes, vs soldiers firing shells, troops landing on beach, soldier gives arms gesture to move forward, vs firing machine guns, dead body, vs piles of dead Japanese on open ground. La shot of white crosses of graves of dead US soldiers. Soldier waves to planes flying over beach. Map of New Guinea. Aerial shot of runway with planes. Huge plumes of smoke over Biak Island after air and sea bombardment. Soldiers fire machine guns, puddles splash as bullets hit, soldiers run through jungle. Grenade explodes in village hut. Soldier fires flamethrower into cave. Pan across destroyed Japanese weapons and vehicles on beach, pan along row of dead soldiers on road. US troops along road after campaign. General Macarthur looks out from ship to other ships at sea. Troops read letters from home. Vs on board ship. Landing craft, troops wade ashore. Plumes of smoke rise from top of hill after aerial bombing. Attack aircraft, jungle explosion, Bazooka fires, shells fired. Troops follow tank up hill. Troops into small village. Pan across Zamboanga peninsula. Troops wade ashore.
Back shot of tank being driven off amphibious craft, tanks in jungle, explosions on hills, shells being distributed, Bazooka fired. Soldier with fingers in ears as Bazooka/ rocket launcher fired. Shells fired. Map of Borneo and Mindanao showing areas of combat. Troops watch as tank past. Night, soldiers on landing craft, explosion flashes from war ship. Aerial shot of atomic bomb exploding over Nagasaki. Cu newspaper headline reading War is Over. Soldier's foot walking over propaganda leaflet. General Macarthur leads the Japanese surrender. US troops up gangplank of ship. Vs military cemetaries. Vs soldiers embark ship on journey back to USA. Demob. Military band plays on dock. Soldiers wave from deck of ship, civilians wave from dock.
05:25:17 - 05:28:06
Soldier talks to camera holding a series of weapons, bayonet, rifle, machine gun and continues on to demonstrate how to use them and their various functions. Good shots of artllery and rocket launcher.
- Keywords:USA, FORTIES, WW2, WORLD WAR TWO, 1ST CAVALRY DIVISION, 41ST INFANTRY DIVISION, PHILIPPINES, JUNGLE WARFARE
- Master Title:CF713