U.S. invasion fleet sails towards Tarawa and destroys Japanese emplacements during the World War II.
Gilbert Islands Date:1943 Duration:5 min 44 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. turns offensive in the Pacific theater and captures Tarawa from Japan during the World War II. The U.S. invasion fleet moves toward Tarawa. Sailors on the ship discuss the strategy. A globe showing the Pacific Ocean. Marines on the fleet ships pray. The U.S. Navy opens fire. Explosions on the surface of water. Marines land and fight after a naval bombardment. More reinforcements arrive. Destroyed Japanese emplacements due to the American offensive. Wrecked Japanese weapons on the island. Korean laborers. American construction battalions repair the damaged airfield.
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