1944, Pacific, Bougainville: Jungle Fighting 220662-03 | Footage Farm



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[WWII – 1944, Pacific, Bougainville: Jungle Fighting]
CU Soldier looking at rifle barrel; troops moving covertly thru destroyed forest trees, taking instruction from officer. CUs faces as soldiers take cover in trees.
10:20:54 Plume of black smoke rising from nearby trees. Soldiers wearing flame-thrower backpacks moving thru jungle. Trees burning from flame-thrower. Soldier beside standing tree throws grenade, small explosion. 10:21:57 Troops run forward, crouch behind log; use flame-throwers & firing rifles (some soft focus). GOOD.
[WWII – 1944, Iran: Railroad w/ Lend-Lease To USSR 21Mar44]
10:24:08 Iran. Slate: Daniel (?), ??44. Hoisting tank w/ crane; railroad freight car on tracks, small locomotive pulling flatcars w/ tanks along dock past truck & ship.
10:25:32 Slate: Camera Daniel 21Mar44. Large crate unloaded from cargo ship to trailer of semi-truck, pulled away & second large crate unloaded onto waiting trailer w/ men guiding.
10:28:20 Slate: Same. Railway freight yard, train slowly past carrying tanks. Freight train past loaded w/ crates, several tank cars.
WW2 Solomon Islands Battle; Marines Fighting; Shipping Lend Lease Weapons; Goods; 1940s;
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