U.S. Dive bombers targets as U.S. warships operate close to shore during invasion of Okinawa in World War II.
Okinawa Date:1945, April Duration:3 min 4 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Rocky coast of Okinawa seen from a vessel close in during U.S. attacks on Okinawa, in World War 2. A shell or bomb bursts slightly inland. What appears to be a Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel, LCVP (Higgins boat) sitting still in water. U.S. dive bombers attacking inland. Attack Transport,USS Elmore (APA-42) close to shore. A U.S.submarine moves near the Elmore's starboard side. Heavy Cruiser, USS Salt Lake City (CA-25) headed away from the shore. Black smoke and white smoke billowing from Japanese targets burning inland after strikes by U.S. Dive bombers. Continued pounding by dive bombers.
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