Original WW2 Newsreel : Paratroopers Jump From 500 Feet to recapture Philippine Islands

Recapture Corregidor Islands

Paratroopers from the 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment jump from C47s flying at altitudes of 500-600 feet to begin the recapture of the island of Corregidor on 16 February 1945 in this footage from World War 2. The paratroopers land on the golf course and parade ground near the barracks and headquarters buildings destroyed by the invading Japanese forces when they captured the island in 1942.

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