U.S. Marines seek out remaining Japanese defenders in final days of battle for Iwo Jima in World War II
Iwo Jima Date:1945, March 10 Duration:2 min 6 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Several U.S. marines approach possible Japanese defensive position at a cave during final days of the battle for Iwo Jima in World War 2. Debris on the ground, including a tin can and Japanese rocket (or mortar shell) with fins. Japanese war supplies outside a destroyed fortification. A marine cautiously approaches the entrance of a Japanese cave fortification, and then walks away. Several marines below a ridgeline. One throws wire, from a spool, upward to the top of the ridge, to connect a demolition charge. Later the charge ignites with a huge explosion, destroying part of the ridge.
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