F4Us of Marine Aircraft group 11 use skip-bombing against Japanese dug in on Peleliu Island, Palau, during World War II.
Peleliu Palau Islands Date:1944, October 8 Duration:2 min 22 sec Sound:NO SOUND
F4U Corsairs of U.S. Marine Aircraft Group 11, use skip bombing to strike Japanese in fortified caves on Peleliu, during World War 2. They are seen striking targets on Prostitute Ridge. Meanwhile, Marines in Horseshoe Valley hurry as they carry a wounded Marine on a stretcher past some U.S. Army M4 Sherman tanks. Another view of Corsair making low slow bomb run. Scene shifts to a Corsair landing on the Peleliu airfield, while construction vehicles are still working to repair it. Scenes of the airfield, with mixture of tents, some still-standing buildings, and men working on the sand runways.
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