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U.S. Marines Battle Japanese in Pacific - 1942

See what it took on the homefront to win the war abroad in this latest installment in "Tracing World War II," from the National Archives holdings. In part 1, Marines train in the U.S. and set up an operations post in the Pacific. Shows Adm. Byrd. In part 2, women make dirigibles; a pipe line is laid from Texas to Illinois; ships are launched in Maine; children camp in New Jersey. In part 3, Philippine soldiers train in California. In part 4, the "Flying Tigers" in China become part of the Army Air Forces. Wings and insignias are presented to the airmen. The film shows Gen. Chennault. Transcript (PDF): http://archives.gov/social-media/transcripts/transcript-us-marines-battle-japanese-in-pacific-38917.pdf CREATED BY Office 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: http://www.archives.gov/research/order/broadcast-quality-film-dc.html SUBJECTS Airships Filipinos Petroleum industry and trade Ships Women World War, 1939-1945 Flying Tigers Army Air Forces Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957 Chennault, Claire Lee, 1893-1958 United News Company, Producer Department of Defense. Department of the Navy. U.S. Marine Corps.(09/18/1947 -9999 ) California Illinois Maine New Jersey Texas MORE INFORMATION: More information is available in the National Archives online catalog: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=38917
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