American forces in combat on land and sea, in Europe and the Pacific during World War II
United States USA Date:1944 Duration:60 sec Sound:NO SOUND
American naval triple guns firing, in World War 2. The battleship, USS West Virginia, modernized and in camouflage, firing guns at a Pacific island. U.S.troops firing weapons from a beachhead. American soldiers manning a 155mm howitzer under camouflage netting. Another gun crew firing at zero elevation from heavily sandbagged position near buildings. Black flak clouds filling the air as American aircraft carrier fights off Japaneae Kanikase attack. The Kamikase plane appearing to by hit by flak. Cluster of Doouglas Dauntless planes on the carrier deck. Closeup of sailors firing double Bofors 40mm anti-aircraft guns from the carrier. Downed aircraft plunging into the sea. American troops riding a landing vehicle tracked (LVT) during amphibious assault. Landing craft stacking up along beach and subject to intense enemy fire during amphibious assault. One is hit and blows up. Flame thrower being usee to drive Japanese defenders from fortified positions. One runs out aflame. U.S. soldier throwing a grenade. American troops quick time entering an occupied town in Europe. Explosions and U.S. infantry passing destroyed buildings. Soldier firing a mortar. U.S. soldiers carrying a wounded on stretcher under fire.
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