1st Marine Division bury fallen Marines from battle of Peleliu, Palau Islands, in World War II
Palau Islands Date:1944, October 7 Duration:3 min 50 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Burial of fallen U.S. Marines, from battle of Peleliu, Palau Islands in World War 2. (Location is likely, island of Bliliou near Village of Teliu.) The covered bodies of fallen Marines are set out on litters. Later, Marines, wearing arm length black rubber gloves, lower the bodies into graves. A caterpillar tractor smooths earth over the grave sites.
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