WWII Attack! Battle for New Britain Reel 1, 1944
This film focuses on the Battle For New Britain, code word Overpower. Several staging areas are set-up along the coast of New Guinea that will become the jumping off place for the invasion of New Britain. Shows men, equipment, and weapons of a task force. Tents are erected, jungle growth cleared, bridges constructed. New Guinea Natives build thatched roof huts. Signal Corp soldier climbs a palm tree to attach communication or telephone wires. Soldiers in food mess line. Bugle wake up call or reveille. Battle plan is illustrated with use of a map.