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Published on Jun 25, 2011
National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 38969, LI 208-UN-62 - Latest War Films From U.S Forces In South Pacific (1943). Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels, compiled 1942 - 1945. Part 1, Liberator bombers strike Japanese installations on a Pacific island and U.S. troops land with little opposition. Steam shovels and tractors clear jungle foliage for an airstrip. Part 2, Chinese work in a California shipyard. Part 3, the Swedish track star, Gunder Hagg, sees a baseball game in Boston and runs a record mile in the Harvard University stadium. Part 4, 7th Army troops advance through Sicilian villages. Wounded are loaded on planes for evacuation. Part 5, railroad yards in Rome are bombed with pinpoint precision. Part 6, Pres. Roosevelt speaks of the Fascist decline in Italy.