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American joint assault force attacks on Garapan, the capital city of Saipan in the Mariana Islands.

On the joint force assault by the American Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force against the Japanese on Garapan, the capital city of Saipan in the Mariana Islands. U.S. artillery guns fired at Japanese forces in Garapan. U.S. troops load and fire artillery guns. Japanese airbase in Garapan is captured by the Americans. Aerial view of the Allied naval fleet advances toward Garapan.

Date: 1944
Duration: 53 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
American forces capture the city of Garapan on Saipan in the Mariana Islands.

The capture of Garapan on Saipan in the Marianas Islands, by the Americans. American Naval and artillery bombardments destroy the last Japanese strongholds in cliffs north of Garapan city in the Mariana Islands. Infantrymen and tanks advance. An enemy sniper is burnt out. A Japanese bunker is destroyed. Machine gun crew fires and throws grenades at the enemies. Enemies on a cliff shot down. Some of the Japanese troops (and island civilians fearful of American forces) jump off cliffs to commit suicide. Troops line up the bodies of dead Japanese soldiers. Japanese troops surrender. A U.S. 2nd Marine Division cemetery. View of the names of the marines on the gravestones.

Date: 1944
Duration: 4 min 4 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Japanese strongholds are destroyed and captured by the American forces in Garapan, Mariana Islands.

The joint force assault by the American Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force against the Japanese in Garapan, the capital city of Saipan in the Marianas Islands. American tanks advances. View of the battle. Lieutenant General Holland Smith of the U.S. Marine Corps commands the assault forces. Artillery guns, mortar guns and machines guns are fired at the enemy. A Japanese ammunition depot explodes. The U.S. Thunderbolt aircraft take off from a captured airfield. Japanese command post and other installations bombed. An American plane is downed by the Japanese. American troops take over Garapan after house to house fighting. Troops climb a hill carrying their equipment. Artillery and mortar guns fired. Naval and artillery bombardments destroy the last enemy strongholds in cliffs north of the city. Civilians and enemy troops surrender. Civilians make rice balls. U.S. tanks in action.

Date: 1944
Duration: 5 min 28 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. 2nd Marine Division advances towards the northern region amidst firing by the Japanese on Saipan, Mariana Islands.

U.S. forces battle against the enemy on Saipan, Mariana Islands during World War II.. United States 2nd Marine Division advances towards the northern region of Saipan. The Japanese fire from houses and from behind bushes in Garapan. Soldiers pass through debris and damaged buildings. U.S. aircraft drop bombs over Japanese targets. Animated map shows Japanese attack on U.S. occupied areas from Tinian island.

Date: 1944
Duration: 2 min 26 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. troops fire artillery guns, rockets and grenades to take out enemies hidden behind pillboxes in Garapan on Saipan.

The joint force assault by the American Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force against Japanese on Garapan, the capital city of Saipan in the Mariana Islands, during World War 2. U.S. artillery guns are fired at Japanese forces. U.S. troops carry their injured men under cover of a tank. Rockets are fired to take down enemy snipers. Incendiary grenades are fired to smoke the enemies out of their pillboxes. A Japanese soldier is taken as prisoner.

Date: 1944
Duration: 1 min 6 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Stranded Japanese ship bombed during invasion of Saipan, Mariana Islands.

Bombardment at Garapan in Saipan, Mariana Islands. Smoke columns rise. Burning fuel oil dump. USS Montpelier bombards island. Bombs burst around Japanese ship stranded on reef.

Date: 1944, June
Duration: 3 min 58 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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