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Film, Video Film communique. No. 4

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  • Film communique. No. 4


  • This issue covers three subjects; Aerial Techniques, showing action during raids by our flyers on Hansa Bay, Wewak and Rabaul, featuring skip and 'parafrag' bombing. Roll of Honor shows the rebuilding by African American engineer troops of the Munda airstrip. Fifth Army follows our infantry from Salerno through devastated Italian cities across from the raging Volturno River.


  • United States. Army. Signal Corps
  • United States. War Department

Created / Published

  • United States : War Department, 1943.


  • -  World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--Solomon Islands--Munda
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--Italy


  • Newsreels
  • Nonfiction films


  • -  Produced with the cooperation of combat film units of the Marines, Army Air Forces, and the United States Navy.
  • -  Summary adapted from Educational film/video locator, third edition, volume I, p. 1332.
  • -  Attention: Fifth Army segment contains partial male nudity.
  • -  At head of film: exclusive for the men and women of American industry.
  • -  Official War Film no. W. F. 15.


  • 1 video file (digital) (ca. 21 min.) : sd., b&w.

Source Collection

  • MacDonald (J. Fred and Leslie W.) Collection (Library of Congress)

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2020600729

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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United States Army. Signal Corps, and United States War Department. Film communique. No. 4. United States: War Department, 1943. Video.

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