(S02-E02) HV Archival Film Newsreel - General MacArthur Returns to the Philippines - October 20, 1944
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Part 1, naval guns bombard the beaches of Leyte and carrier-based planes bomb island defenses and amphibious assault begins. Shows Gens. MacArthur and Wainwright and Adm. Halsey. Part 2, Red Cross personnel pack food parcels for Americans imprisoned in Germany. Part 3, cadets parade at Uruguay's military academy in Montevideo. Part 4, MARK I calculator at Harvard University solves math problems. Part 5, Marines capture pillboxes and dugouts on Peleliu Island. Part 6, 5th Army breaks through Gothic line in Italy behind artillery and tanks.
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