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Universal Newsreels, Release 334, October 2, 1944
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 334 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1944, originally published 1944), 8 mins
This video, published by Universal Pictures Company Inc., is about the Battle of Peleliu.
in Universal Newsreels, Release 334 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1944, originally published 1944), 8 mins
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War Chronicles, Air War in the Pacific / Bloody Ridges of Peleliu
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directed by Don Horan, 1927-1996; produced by Mort Zimmerman, fl. 1983-2005, in War Chronicles (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1983), 45 mins
War in the Pacific revolved around the application of air power. The carrier quickly replaced the battleship as the arm of naval decision. Islands were fought over because of their suitability for airfields. The opening shot of war was fired by a carrier-based plane at Pearl Harbor, and it was American bombers tha...
directed by Don Horan, 1927-1996; produced by Mort Zimmerman, fl. 1983-2005, in War Chronicles (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1983), 45 mins
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United News, Release 125, 1944
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in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1944, originally published 1944), 11 mins
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. The 6th Army lands on Wake Island; marine units advance in the Palau Islands. 2. The 92nd Division of the 5th Army advances in Italy; General Clark visits a hospital. 3. Wendell Willkie at the 1940 Republican Convention and with Churchill and Chian...
in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1944, originally published 1944), 11 mins
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United News, Release 130, 1944
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in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1944, originally published 1944), 10 mins
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. An amphibious landing on Angaur Island in the Palau group; U.S. troops advance behind tanks and artillery. 2. Chief Justice Stone and Andrei Gromyko are present as the Turkish ambassador to the U.S. is buried in Arlington, Virginia; the procession...
in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1944, originally published 1944), 10 mins
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Battleline, 25, Peleliu Island
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directed by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008; produced by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008, in Battleline, 25 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997, originally published 1964), 22 mins
Peleliu Island is of strategic importance to the Allies in 1944 because of its airstrip that Gen. MacArthur needs to launch the liberation of the Philippines. But Japanese soldiers dig a network of tunnels and caves on the island that protect them from U.S. bombardment. This classic program incorporates authentic...
directed by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008; produced by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008, in Battleline, 25 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997, originally published 1964), 22 mins
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Last Flight Home
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directed by Jennifer Powers and Daniel T. O'Brien; produced by Jennifer Powers and Daniel T. O'Brien (Harrington Park, NJ: Janson Media, 2007, originally published 2007), 1 hour 17 mins
More than 200 aircraft plunged onto and around the islands of Palau during WWII battles with nearly half of their crew still listed as Missing in Action (MIA) today. Last Flight Home follows Dr. Patrick Scannon and his team of volunteers as they search the waters and jungles of Palau attempting to locate informati...
directed by Jennifer Powers and Daniel T. O'Brien; produced by Jennifer Powers and Daniel T. O'Brien (Harrington Park, NJ: Janson Media, 2007, originally published 2007), 1 hour 17 mins
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