Allied invasion of Iheya Jima, Japan during World War II. Allied ships underway off the coast of Iheya Jima, Japan with United States 2nd Marine Division. Convoy of Allied ships underway. Naval gun in the foreground. Convoy consists of transport ships, Landing Ship Tanks underway.
Allied invasion of Iheya Jima, Japan during World War II. Allied landing crafts and ships at the harbor. A destroyer fires at the beach. United States 2nd Marine Division troops loaded in LVT (Landing Vehicle Tracked) underway at sea. Landing craft move towards the beach. An Allied plane lays a smoke screen. Landing craft in the foreground.
Aftermath of Allied invasion of Iheya Jima, Japan during World War II. A Japanese woman. A wounded native man receives medical aid. Men and women sit in a line. Elderly women wounded due to Allied attacks. A child given blood plasma by allied medics. A Japanese man carried away on litter. United States Navy Corpsmen treat a native. LCT (Landing Craft Tank) and LVT (Landing Vehicle Tracked) on the beach. A Japanese woman and a child seated on the ground as they talk to an Allied soldier.
Aftermath of Allied invasion of Iheya Jima in Okinawa, Japan during World War II. A wrecked town on the island. A United States soldier rides a burro. A military police officer guards over a group of natives. Pillbox of burial tomb blasted by Allied naval guns. A man at the beach with Landing Vehicle Tracked underway in the background. Soldiers load supplies onto a truck.
Allied invasion of Iheya-Jima Island late during World War II. Allied troops aboard a Landing Ship Tank (LST) underway at sea. Other vessels underway with the coast in the background. Smoke rises as beach comes under heavy bombardment. Antiaircraft gun fired. Flak bursts and smoke rises.
From "The Last Bomb": The defeat of Japan through American airpower in World War 2. A single B-29 from the 39th Bomb Group (stationed at North Field Guam) drops clusters of incendiary and fragmentation bombs over Japan. Bombs away view of large number of bombs falling toward Japan. A formation of B-29s from the 498th Bomb Group, Isley Field, Saipan, in flight during a daytime bombing mission over Japan. Explosions and smoke rise from targets in Japan, including two Japanese aircraft plants and an airdrome as part of U.S. tactical plan 574. Color, low aerial view of massive bomb damage over Tokyo following U.S. air attacks of March 1945. Escorting P-51s from Iwo Jima engage defending Japanese fighter aircraft in dogfights. Later, P-51s conduct strafing attacks against Japanese ground targets, including: lines of communication; railroads; marshaling yards; factories; airfields; ships; and harbors. Color gun camera footage shows these strafing attacks. P-51s returning to land at Iwo Jima and performing celebratory rolls over the field. Crippled B-29s making emergency landings on Iwo Jima. A B-29 from 500th Bomb Group with an engine shutdown. A B-29 from the 29th Bomb Group. Bad weather over runway at Iwo Jima forces a P-51 pilot to bail out over the field. A B-29 from the 6th Bomb Group ditches in water near beach on Iwo Jima. A B-29 crashes and bursts into flames during landing at Iwo Jima (all crew escapes.) Firefighters douse the flames with foam. Formation of B-29s from 39th Bomb Group returning to Guam after bombing mission over Japan. A B-29 crashing on landing and bursting into flames. Sole surviving crew member being carried on stretcher, as firemen and rescue teams work at scene. Formations of B-29s from 498th Bomb Group and 9th Bomb Group, in flight. Good color view from B-29 of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki on August 9, 1945, which brought about the capitulation of Japan and end of World War 2. Large mushroom cloud rising into the air following atomic bomb explosion at Nagasaki.