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U.S. soldier erecting phone lines in camp

Film | Accession Number: 2005.245.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3230 | Film ID: 2411

On the Aleutian Islands/Kiska. CU, wooden sign in snow with illegible writing on it (camera is out of focus for this shot). MS, small cemetery, wooden crosses in snow. MS, soldier climbing down a tall wooden pole, seems to be a telephone pole. MCU, soldier climbing up pole, putting up phone lines at military base camp. VS, soldiers setting up camp in snow, shoveling snow, hamming it up for the camera, engage in a snowball fight, tackle each other in the snow, etc. MCU, American soldier holding up captured Japanese flag. The flag is very badly torn, and there is writing all over it. Two soldiers then pose with the same flag. VS, more LS, ships, ocean, snow-capped mountains.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:07:18
Event Date
circa 1944-1948
Locale
Unknown
Aleutian Islands
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Joy Dunson Marshall
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