U.S. Navy and Marine Corps combat operations at Peleliu Island, Palau, during World War II.
Peleliu Palau Islands Date:1944, October 9 Duration:2 min 17 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S.LST-129 and the second USS Seaward (LST-278) next to each other, in rough surf at rock strewn Orange Beach III, Peleliu, in the Palau Island group, during World War 2. These two LSTs collided and suffered damage on October 2, 1944. View of airfield with U.S. F4U Corsair aircraft parked. An F4U landing on the runway. Another aircraft takes off. Construction equipment and tents seen on airfield. A PBY Catalina aircraft takes off. Change of sequence shows battlefield with bare trees. F4U aircraft flying low and slow, with landing gear extended, drop bombs, raising heavy smoke clouds, at Japanese positions just beyond a nearby ridge.
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