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U.S. Forces Guard West Indies Oil (1942)

National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 38923, LI 208-UN-18 - U.S. FORCES GUARD WEST INDIES OIL [ETC.] - DVD Copied by Thomas Gideon. Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels, compiled 1942 - 1945. Part 1, planes and troops patrol the oil area. Part 2, a canvas fire escape is tested at a California hospital. Part 3 shows tank destroyer crews in training. Part 4, shows a cotton picking contest. Part 5, the aircraft carrier Lexington is launched. Part 6, New Guinea natives deliver military supplies. A midget Japanese submarine is inspected in Sydney Harbor, Australia. A naval task force bombards a Japanese-held island. Damage is surveyed by marines who also capture Japanese prisoners.
Length: 09:27

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