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U.S. Marines on Guadalcanal Push Back Japanese Troops (1942)

Watch as Marines storm Guadalcanal, Roosevelt meet with Ecuador's President, Gen. Patton rendezvous in Casablanca and Gen. Eisenhower set up headquarters in Algiers in this World War II footage. U.S. Marines on Guadalcanal Push Back Japanese Troops, 1942 SUMMARY In part 1, U.S. bombers take off from a Guadalcanal airfield. A long column of Marines advances behind artillery support. Adm. Nimitz decorates Gen. Vandegrift and others. In part 2, the cruiser Boise docks and Adm. King decorates members of the crew. In part 3, President Roosevelt, Henry Wallace, and Cordell Hull greet Ecuador's President at the White House. In part 4, Gen. Patton and French officers meet in Casablanca. Gen. Eisenhower, Gen. Clark, and Adm. Cunningham establish allied headquarters in Algiers. It shows French ships docked at Toulon, France, prior to their scuttling. Transcript (PDF): http://archives.gov/social-media/transcripts/transcript-us-marines-on-guadalcanal-push-back-japanese-38932.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 Cruisers (Warships) World War, 1939-1945 Clark, Mark W. (Mark Wayne), 1896-1984 Cunningham, Andrew Browne, 1st Viscount, 1883-1963. Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 King, Ernest Joseph, 1878-1956 Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966 Patton, George S. United News Company, Producer Department of Defense. Department of the Navy. U.S. Marine Corps.(09/18/1947 -9999 ) White House (Washington, D.C.) France. Marine. MORE INFORMATION: More information is available in the National Archives online catalog: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=38932
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