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Japanese Routed from Buna Stronghold (1943)

The battle rages on in the Pacific as Australian and American forces fight side-by-side in Guinea. This and plenty more vintage footage as the National Archives traces World War II through classic United News footage.SUMMARYIn part l, U.S. and Australian troops fight in New Guinea. Part 2 shows the parade and celebration in Santiago as Chile joins the United Nations. Part 3 shows part of a record catch of herring in British Columbia. Part 4 shows a track meet at Madison Square Garden. In part 5, the Navy's largest battleship is tested prior to joining a fleet. In part 6, a "lost battalion" of Australian soldiers on Timor Island receives supplies and equipment by air and attack Japanese positions. 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: SUBJECTSBattleshipsFishingParadesWorld War, 1939-1945United NationsUnited News Company, ProducerBritish Columbia (Canada)New York CitySantiago (Chile) MORE INFORMATION:More information is available in the National Archives online catalog:
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