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War News from the South Pacific - 1943

Part 1, nurses arrive at Port Moresby, New Guinea, and seriously wounded soldiers are evacuated. Marines count 100,000 yen captured when Japanese troops attempted an invasion of the Solomon Islands. The defenses of Guadalcanal are inspected by the general staff. Part 2, shows air force cadets at Yale University. College women take physical training. Part 3, dirigible pilot trainees in California learn balloon navigation. Part 4, Clark Gable receives aerial gunner's wings and shoots on a firing course. Part 5, allied paratroops capture a Tunisian airfield.Transcript (PDF): BYOffice for Emergency Management. Office of War Information. Overseas Operations Branch. New York Office. News and Features Bureau. (12/17/1942 - 09/15/1945)REPOSITORY:Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-M), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.For information about ordering reproductions of moving images held by the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, visit:; World War, 1939-1945Gable, Clark, 1901-1960United News Company, ProducerYale UniversityCaliforniaMORE INFORMATION:More information is available in the National Archives online catalog:
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