13185_7534_pt3.mov

13185_7534_pt3

February 1945. Title card reads "Carriers Hit Tokyo." The American Navy's Pacific Fleet roams the seas off the coast of Japan at the end of World War II. Shots of crew aboard American battleships in heavy rain and driving winds. American planes taking off from battleships to attack a Japanese armada. Aerial shot of bullets raining down on a Japanese ship. Aerial shots of the bombing of Tokyo. Admiral Marc Mitscher's Task Force 58 dogfight Japanese airplanes. More aerial shots of bombs being dropped on Tokyo, the effect of which was to cut off reinforcements to Iwo Jima and cripple Japanese war industry. 

1940s
B&W
Not Explicit