Release 116 (1944), U.S. Troops Consolidate Pacific IslandsStreaming Video - 2010
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Artillery units on Saipan bombard Japanese positions on Tinian; General Holland Smith inspects positions on Guam as Marines advance from pillbox to pillbox. 2. General Devers welcomes Brazilian troops debarking in Naples. 3. President Roosevelt, General MacArthur, Admiral Nimitz, and Admiral Leahy converse on a cruiser anchored in Pearl Harbor; the President witnesses a demonstration of small arms firing; F.D.R. addresses navy yard workers at Bremerton, Washington.