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Mission to Rabaul - Nonstop action in the South West Pacific 1943



"This is one of the all time classic documentaries to come out of World War 2 -- an action packed epic! I digitally restored the audio & video." Zeno, Zeno's Warbird Video Drive-In http://zenoswarbirdvideos.com See this film and more full screen on our "Rabaul Campaign" DVD bitly.com/WjYE40 Visit our aviation DVD store at http://www.zenosflightshop.com for the World's largest selection of World War 2 & vintage jet aircraft aviation videos Use coupon code "mustang" in your shopping cart to save an extra 15% off your first order!

Rabaul, a large natural harbor on the eastern end of the huge Island of New Britain (located northeast of New Guinea in the Southwest Pacific) was an essential strategic linchpin for the Japanese from which they could project their forces throughout the region. They poured tens of thousands of troops, hundreds of airplanes, and thousands of tons of supplies and material into this base to make it a mighty fortress. The Allies' brilliant solution to the Rabaul conundrum was to isolate it, slowly starve it, and bypass it -- rather than assault it directly.

This dramatic, high impact documentary film shows some of the most memorable, exciting, and extensive footage of 5th Air Force B-25G bombers conducting tree top level attacks with machine guns and delayed action bombs to come out of World War 2 .The first step in the reduction of Rabaul was the seizure of a string of Japanese bases along the Northeast coast of New Guinea.

The film focuses on the decisive and revolutionary impact of the air component in the strategy, including high & low level attacks, parachute drops, and resupply, accompanied by a magnificent musical score drawn from Holst's "The Planets." You're literally sitting in the cockpit or in the tail gunners seat watching amazing low level attack runs. You'll also see P-38s, A-20s, B-25s and B-24 cooperating with US Australian and New Zealand Forces securing forward air bases to strike against Rabaul and for the invasion of New Britain. "Mission to Rabaul" shows how each piece of this classic strategy culminated inevitably in the first escorted, massed bomber strike on Rabaul on 12th October, 1943 an essential goal in the reduction of Japanese defenses.

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Автор ZenosWarbirds (17 дней)
For more info on B-25s modified for ground attack, watch another video on
my channel: Medium Bombardment & Attack Featuring the B-25" Medium
Bombardment & Attack with the B-25 Mitchell 1945

Автор MakeMeThinkAgain (18 дней)
The adaptation of the B-25, usually a high altitude bomber, to low level
strafing with 8 to 12 fixed .50 cal machine guns in th nose was one of the
most brilliant theater adjustments of WW2.

Автор chillchillpill (20 дней)
Terrific old-fashioned accents - "warn tharsand parnd barms are drarped".
Does anyone still talk like that? 

Автор thedoubledog (1 месяц)
WWII Bomber footage never fails to amaze. The tonnage it took to destroy
targets was amazing. Most bombs and bombing campaigns caused very little
damage. Was any enemy ship EVER sunk never mind hit by a B-17?
Skip-bombing and strafing were effective, though.

Автор 大津太郎 (2 месяца)
帝国海軍航空隊よ永遠なれ! 祖国は君たちの勇気を忘れることはない!

Автор Joe Flatley (16 дней)
Portions of the soundtrack remind me of "Gladiator."

Автор J Roberts (16 дней)
Great upload!, The logistics, manpower and sacrifice during WWII was
staggering. Having spent the last 14 years in ME conflicts I often wonder
if we could support the same level of effort on multiple fronts as
effectively as that generation. Well done.

Автор I Boarshock (19 дней)
Interesting in-house doc from the 5th AF. Obviously they wanted to make
sure they weren't being forgotten way out in the SW Pacific, what with
Europe, North Africa, and the Mediterranean getting most of the attention
back home in 1943.

The music, by the way, is various selections from Igor Stravinsky's
Firebird Suite and Gustav Holst's The Planets, with a little tiny bit (I
believe) of Ferde Grofé's Grand Canyon Suite during the pretend 'travelog'
portion involving the 'family' on the airfield.

Автор RonJohn63 (29 дней)
Anyone else recognize Holst's "Mars, the Bringer of War" during the first
raid on Wewak?

Автор Withab BJ (4 месяца)
Met a lot of your vets from the 3rd BG (13th and 89th BS) 5th AF USAAC.
I have a piece of metal from one of the A 20s that crash landed on Low
Wooded Island near Cooktown Australia. The veterans that flew it,/worked
on it also got pieces of that aircraft. Lest We Forget. 

Автор Resolved White (6 месяцев)
I like the part the talk of prayer, we must not forget to live for God and
Country. My dad was a gunner on the B-17 , my next door neighbor growing up
was the top gunner on the B-25 in the Pacific, he talked how the japs cut
off heads and rolled them down the hill to his camp at night. I love to
say, IN GOD WE TRUST, ONE NATION UNDER GOD, GOD BLESS AMERICA. We need to
repent as a nation or we can lose our nation.

Автор getredytagetredy (6 месяцев)
just think of all the innocent animals that were murdered from bombs by
this human insanity-endangered wildlife ,,all kinds of creatures---for
what?---insanity-man does not deserve to be on this
planet---well-psychopath bankers anyway...the ones who start all the
wars...

Автор Panuel Manuke (1 месяц)
I am Maureen Dapal from Rabaul on New Britain Island PNG. My father lived
during the war - he was actually 3 years old when the war arrived.
He stayed in a dug out hole in the ground and survived only on coconuts.
He told me that eventhough a large amount of bombs was dropped on the
island not plenty people were killed - and few received injuries minor and
serious injuries.

Автор wenaldy (1 месяц)
Mitchell!!!

Автор 37Dionysos (2 месяца)
Had an uncle in the "Air Apache" squadron called "Rough Raiders," flew in a
B-25, and a father's friend in a like unit. The latter said they used to
call up the Japanese just before arriving to bomb and tell them "We're
gonna kick your ass and there's nothing you can do about it." The Japanese
would reply, "Roosevelt eat shit! Roosevelt eat shit!"

Автор aczjbr (2 месяца)
historical film and very good

Автор Andreas Aichner (5 месяцев)
the jungle is being bombed there?

what?

all the poor animals die miserably - great performance!

typical American just ....

Автор SassyHershsey SassyHershey (3 месяца)
I wish the writers wouldn't put in their nonsense about what "man fells
like" they have no idea what a man feels like in 1943. Just the facts as
much as they can't lie. It's so annoying.

Автор Redoubt South (3 месяца)
The 5th AAF was amazing in the Pacific after Gen. Kenney took over. They
took B-25s, removed the bombardier nose equipment and loaded it with Ma
Deuces (50 cals) for strafing. They also rediscovered some old parafrag
bombs that allowed them to bomb at low altitudes while making strafing runs.

It's all quit a story for those into history.

Автор subslr ratcliff (3 месяца)
well done

Автор Brian Davies (3 месяца)
I lived in PNG in the mid 60's and from 1970 thru to 1981 in Lae, Port
Moresby, Rabaul, Madang Wewak, and have seen most of the smaller areas
mentioned in the ops. I have the utmost admiration for all armed services
who endured the enemy, malaria,and every other disease that were thrown at
them, I am proud to have known many older civilian Australians who served
as Coast Watchers, and to have enjoyed the warmth & friendship of the
native population who had so many atrocities done to them by the Japanese.
It's a pity the country today seems more of a hell hole than what it was
during WW 2.

Автор Ozark man (7 месяцев)
the B-25s had .50s installed in their noses and later models a 75mm cannon
that along parafrags allowed them to wreak havoc

Автор Robin Adams (4 месяца)
Rabaul Atoll was where my father and his squadron made some his/their
sorties in 1944-1945. (P-38 Lightning) All these years I heard my father
talk about places like Wewak, Rabul and others...and now, here they are!
Wow!
To the person who uploaded this film...a big thank you! form the bottom of
my heart. (I lost dad in 2012) I can actually see where dad flew! Wow! I
have a photo of dad beside his P-38 at Wewak!
I have in my possession...an instrument panel...and aluminum plate (with
Japanese writing on it) from one of the Japanese Betty bombers shown at
32:18. Dad got it and brought it home and gave it to me years later.
I have a large stack of 'classified' US B-25 Mitchell bomber
photos...showing low level skip bombing of Japanese land and bay targets.
Some show bombs in mid-air, and others show explosions and fires. You can
see buildings, huts, boats and other things. They have military writing on
them from the negatives (in white, handwritten, copy) There must be 100 of
them.

Автор nightlightabcd (4 месяца)
More forgotten battles in forgotten places. Even the big battles will only
be remembered by historians in the future, like so many forgotten battles
and wars of the distant past. WW1 and WW2 wars will be remembered but the
battles may well be forgotten. In the distant future, when these films no
longer exist, it will be the archeologist that will find evidence to prove
or disprove that such battles even ever too place.

Автор LesPaulExpress (4 месяца)
LOVE IT! Smash and grab. Tree-hopping with B-25s is so cool.

Автор Adam Mangler (5 месяцев)
The music is interesting - mostly a mixture of Beethoven's Ninth and Mars
from Holtz' Planet suite - Mars.
Cheers.

Автор Adam Mangler (5 месяцев)
These clips are rare and awesome! Thanks so much for posting!

Автор cdnski12 (8 месяцев)
Seems risky to use B-25 Aircraft to strafe Jap Airports. I guess the B-25's
had the range to carry out such activities. Seems like a lot of the bombs
hit the Jungle?

Автор hansikatz (9 месяцев)
My Dad was there, a navigator/bombadier on B-25s - 345th BG, 500th BS. At
49:00 - 50:00 are planes of his outfit, identified by the white stripe
around the fuselage just behind the wing. Maybe he was in one of those
shown. After New Guinea he flew in campaigns in the Philippines and in
Indo-China. The final strafer version of the B-25 was probably the
heaviest armed US aircraft in WW2, with 18 machine guns. Some also were
fitted with cannons. Sort of a spiritual forerunner of the A-10 of today.

Автор ap xpandy (6 месяцев)
Fantastic documentary - thanks!

Автор Jack Inderbockz (6 месяцев)
All on your own no RAAF chaps even mentioned.

Автор yowwwwie (6 месяцев)
My dad was in the Pacific, Commander Anti Aircraft Artillery from 1943 to
1946. I've been trying to trace his activities in the 161st army but many
of the films only focus on air and not ground troops. Do you have any films
showing the invasion of Lingayen Gulf-Luzon, Phillipines, Jan 9th, 1945?

Автор mloaks (7 месяцев)
love the Mars soundtrack!

Автор Jonno2summit (7 месяцев)
@ Ozark man- Oh me too! I was looking at the film of the bombing, and
trying to match up individual bomb strikes to existing craters, but looks
like most of them are overgrown now. Thanks to Zenos we can investigate
this stuff and go to bed way too late. lol

(Youtube has been improved into the dirt like many other things online, so
I can't reply to comments directly. The Reply button never lights up.)

Автор resculptit (9 месяцев)
Many of the people involved in making these war and military propaganda
movies later went on to do great works in Hollywood and television news
networks in the 50s and 60s. John Huston is probably one of the Most
famous of these. His films about the islands of the Aluetians in Alaska
were predecessors to "Midway" and several of Humphrey Bogart's films. 

Автор Gregg Heilman (9 месяцев)
Here is another You Tube it tells how the 11 TH BGH at Hickam Field was
in WORLD WAR TWO from the first seconds to the last minute. The ONLY AIR
CORP FORCE UNIT TO do so. There wasn't even an Eighth Air Force yet, it
would months later and the 11 TH was already in the Pacific fighting and
dying for you and me.

http://youtu.be/GUFR7ISIITA

Автор MsLilyhorse (9 месяцев)
The B-25's and A-20 were stripped of their side and rear armament. Forward
facing turrets were retained and 4-6 .50's were added in pods in the nose.
So you could have 10 forward firing .50's - withering fire. They would
come in low and drop para-frags - bomb with parachutes right into
revetments to destroy airplanes. Against shipping they would drop skip
bombs with delayed fuses right into the sides of barges and transports.

Автор 375GTB (1 год)
A-20 Havocs are LIGHT attack bombers! Never mentioned..

Автор Mew Pi (1 год)
Wow some of the best strafing and combat footage I've ever seen from a WW2
video...

Автор jack60091 (11 месяцев)
My father was at Pearl Harbor during the Japanese attack. His ship was the
U.S.S. Solace and the only hospital ship in the Pacific until 1944. He
mentioned this attack. He died this year at 94. The war in the Pacific was
brutal with no holds bared. Rest in Peace Dad I miss you.

Автор jonlove1969 (11 месяцев)
大日本帝国万歳\(^^)/

Автор Michael Hollier (10 месяцев)
thanks zenos

Автор 375GTB (1 год)
Oscar is a Betty! Jeeze

Автор Stu Art. (1 год)
Thanks for making this old Documentary available on the web. For a number
of reasons.This classic historical film will assist my kids and I to know
about what the Pacific War was like for their Aussie grandfather, (my Dad).
I flew over some of this area in a commercial jet a year or so ago, also
lived on one of the islands for a few days, I can identify - in a small
way- with the ruggedness of PNG. Some of WW2's bloodiest battles for future
freedom were fought in the Pacific. "Lest We Forget"

Автор Anthony Salvatore (1 год)
To the boy's who fought and died in unwanted wars.

Автор offshoreboats (1 год)
Outstanding video. Nice to see the B-25Js

Автор David W. Floren (1 год)
10:32 ... 1,000 "pound" bombs were dropped. "Followed by crates of M-80's
and Ladyfingers, no doubt!" he snickered. "I wonder if each 1 lb. bomb
costs 1,000 British Pounds? I wonder if that was a bargain?" he mused,
aloud. A military man overhearing this responded, "There's a 1,000 lb. bomb
we're saving just for you. We'll let you stand underneath it when it falls."

Автор MarsFKA (1 год)
In 1971/72, I worked for a year in Lae and saw leftovers from the war every
day. One day, I was cutting the grass on what passed for the front lawn of
my apartment block and my slasher went clang on something under the hedge.
I pulled the something out and found myself holding a corroded 3-inch
anti-aircraft shell. I put it down very carefully, tip-toed away and called
the police.

Автор 375GTB (11 месяцев)
B-25s turret were moved forward, then got a tail gunner and waist gunners.
Bother to READ, before opening up with nonsense.

Автор ZenosWarbirds (1 год)
Stu -- I think you and your kids will also enjoy "The Stilwell Road & the
China-Burma-India Campaign" which is also posted on my YouTube Channel,
ZenosWarbirds. I cant post the url here in a reply, but you'll find it if
you search my channel. Zeno

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