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New Films of US Victory in the Marshall Islands - 1944

SUMMARYKwajalein is bombarded from the air, from naval guns off shore, and from artillery batteries on a nearby atoll. U.S. troops land and advance inland under a constant artillery barrage. Flamethrowers and pack charges are used against pillboxes. Japanese prisoners are deloused and given medical treatment. Adm. Nimitz witnesses the raising of the American flag.Transcript (PDF): http://archives.gov/social-media/transcripts/transcript-new-films-us-victory-marshall-islands-38999.pdfCREATED BYOffice for Emergency Management. Office of War Information. Overseas Operations Branch. New York Office. News and Features Bureau. (12/17/1942 - 09/15/1945)SUBJECT o Artillery o Flame throwers o Japanese prisoners of war o World War, 1939-1945 o Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966 * Contributors to Authorship and/or Production of the Archival Materials: o United News Company., ProducerFor more information: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=38999
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