U.S. Paratroopers Invade the Japanese-Occupied Philippines Ca. 1945Unknown - 1945
In 1942 Japan invaded the Philippines, which had been a U.S.-controlled territory since 1898. After debate regarding how to handle Japan's hold on the Philippines, in January 1945 U.S. troops invaded to retake the islands. In August 1945 the Japanese surrendered, and on July 4, 1946, the Philippines became an independent nation.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , 
Copyright Date: ©1945
Characteristics: video file,rda 1 online resource (1 video file (2 min., 7 sec.)) : sound
Alternative Title: United States Paratroopers Invade the Japanese-Occupied Philippines ca. 1945