Original military film photography in cannister, Pacific Theater.
An extremely rare reel of 16 mm film, featuring original military footage. The metal cannister, which exhibits minor outer rusting, was previously labeled in red permanent marker LUZON, CORREGIDOR CAMPAIGNS. HIROSHIMA & SURRENDER ABOARD THE U.S.S. MISSOURI. PROPERTY OF JIM HOLDER. The Battle of Luzon was fought from Januaryï¿½August 1945. The Battle to Recapture Corregidor took place in February 1945. The bombing of Hiroshima occurred on August 6, 1945. The formal surrender of Japan took place aboard the battleship U.S.S. Missouri on September 2, 1945. The film, which fills an entire large reel, is not examined, and was purchased at a private sale in the Midwest c. 1990.
Issued: c. 1945
Country of Origin: United States
Age related wear
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