U.S. 1st Division Marines combat Japanese forces dug in on Peleliu Island, Palau, during World War II.
Peleliu Palau Islands Date:1944, October 4 Duration:2 min 41 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. 1st Division marines moving forward in the battle of Peleliu Island, during World War 2. Marines are seen moving through Horseshoe Valley, behind a U.S. Army M4A2 Sherman tanks from the 710th Tank Battalion. Others move cautiously past a knocked out truck. Marines are dimly silhouetted as they ascend a ridge. Marines crouching down at the shoreline. Views from above: U.S. Army Sherman tank firing its gun in the valley. Two M4 tanks firing their guns. Marines following an M4 tank. Marines climbing up toward the camera location.Marines reaching the top of the ridge. View down into the valley where marines walk amongst two M4 Sherman tanks as they continue to fire at dug-in Japanese positions in the cliffs. Closeup of two marines firing from side of a hill. Down in the valley, 4 marines carry a casualty on a stretcher.
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