U.S. Marine Corps communication activities at Peleliu, Palau Islands. Switchboard at Division Command Post (CP). Switchboard operator sitting in the foreground. Wiring diagram showing disposition of wire, switchboards, and code name of units. Marine stringing wire on tree which has a large number of wires loading to switchboard, already attached to it. Group of CP Marines sitting around and resting. They talk and smoke. Tent in the background. Area around CP. Marines sitting around shelter, tent pitched, ocean in the background. Marines in dugouts. A Marine uses field telephone.
U.S. Marine Corps Communication activities at Peleliu, Palau Islands. Shelter half over dugout. Interior of dugout. Marine uses phone. Dugout with shelter half over roof. Several aerial antennas mounted on LVTA (Landing Vehicle Tracked Armored) being parked at edge of beach. Other LVTAs in the background. Marine climbs aboard LVTA. Marines standing near turret of LVTA. Dugout on beach which contains switchboard. Rolls of wire on beach. Switchboard operator with earphone at switchboard. View of Marine using mic.
U.S. Marine Corps Communication activities at Peleliu, Palau Islands. Silhouette of Marine in tent. Silhouette of Marine typing message in tent. Message center tent, runner receiving message and leave area. Marines work on Japanese radio set. Marines standing around and watching. Marines work on Japanese radio set, other marines look at part of the radio set. Hands of Marine working on Japanese radio set.
U.S. Marine Corps Communication activities at Peleliu, Palau Islands. MZ radio jeep driving behind truck loaded with drums along edge of airstrip. LVTs (Landing Vehicle Tracked), trucks and jeeps parked in the background. Marine operates blinker light aboard LST (Landing Ship Tank). U.S. flag flying from mast in the background. Marine is silhouetted against sky. Marine in dugout looks over paper and uses mike. Radio set in the background. Sailor aboard LST connects signal flags and hoists them. Sailor uses telescope aboard ship. LST in the background. Sailor signals with semaphore flags.
U.S. Marine Corps Communication activities at Peleliu, Palau Islands. Medium tank being pulled out of ditch by another tank and bulldozer.
U.S. Marine Corps Communication activities at Peleliu, Palau Islands. 5" Japanese duel purpose gun knocked out by fire. Damaged Japanese range finder lying on deck. Captain Pettard, Colonel H.D. Harris and Lieutenant Colonel R.W. Boyd discussing plans on situation map at forward Command Post (CP). Col. Harris talks to other officers. He uses phone.