Combat Bulletin Number 15
1. Private Snafu (Censored): Private Snafu tries to sneak letters past the censor. 2. Yankee Rope Trick: A B-24 bomber drops a rope line between a stranded tanker and a tugboat. 3. Military Pipelines: US Army engineers string oil pipelines between docked ships and inland reservoirs deep inside Italy. 4. A Few Quick Facts: An animated sequence illustrating the magnitude of the Air Transport Command, contributions to the war effort by Allied Chinese soldiers, and the expansion of US shipbuilding. 5. Hawaiian Jungle Training: General Marshall inspects simulated jungle training grounds. 6. Attack on the Franklin: The aircraft carrier USS Franklin takes two direct hits from Japanese dive bombers, resulting in terrible fires and 722 persons dead or missing. 7. Lafayette Escadrille (eight-minute featurette): Generals Spaatz and Doolittle present Curtiss P-40 Warhawks to the exiled French Lafayette Escadrille air force. 8. Liberation of Paris (August 18th): The French underground rises up against the German occupation forces. After intensive street fighting the Germans surrender and the French collaborators are rounded up amid wild rejoicing. USA, 1943-44, B&W, 37 minutes.
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