U.S. 1st Marine Division, 5th Marine Regiment in action against Japanese forces at Peleliu Island, Palau, in World War II.
Peleliu Palau Islands Date:1944, October 6 Duration:2 min 0 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. 1st Marine Division, 5th Marine Regiment in operation against Japanese forces dug in at Peleliu Island, Palau, during World War 2. Battle scarred landscape with exploding white phosphorus shells on ridge in distance. Dead Japanese soldier next to field artillery piece. Debris and bodies inside destroyed Japanese fortification. Marine stands next to Japanese 200mm howitzer.More exploding shells on the ridge.Navy Mark I flamethrower mounted on Landing Vehicle Tracked (LVT-4), fires stream of flaming napal as two tanks pause in background. Slate notes 5th Marine Regiment push up the valley. Marines firing 105mm howitzer point blank at Japanese positions dug into ridge.
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