Pacific activities on Okinawa, Iwo Jima, and Manila harbor
- Film Title
- U.S Army Special Film Report #53
- Event Date
- March-April 1945
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Secret Staff Film Reports, US War Department. "Pacific -- Activities on Okinawa" Marines advance on Okinawa, flushing Japanese civilians (women and children) from caves. Japanese planes are downed by planes and ships in heated battle.
06:07:20 "Pacific -- Iwo Japs in Dawn Sortie" Japanese attack American tent camp on Iwo Jima. US Marines fought back, killing 300 Japanese in two hours.
06:08:26 "Pacific -- Mop-Up in Manila Harbor" In the Philippines, engineers lay pipe from an LCM onto Caballo Island; oil is pumped through and ignited to rout underground Japanese troops. A similar action takes place at Fort Drum in Manila Bay where engineers from the 38th Division pour oil into ventilators and explode it.
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