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Pacific activities on Okinawa, Iwo Jima, and Manila harbor

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1779 | Film ID: 860

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.

Duration
00:11:39
Event Date
March-April 1945
Locale
Japan
Manila, Philippines
Language
English
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 11:06:01
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