A plane takes off on board United States battleship New Mexico in the Pacific Ocean.
Pacific Ocean Date:1944, July 3 Duration:1 min 52 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Activity aboard United States battleship New Mexico before the invasion of Guam in Pacific Theater during World War II. United States battleship Colorado underway at sea with LCI (Landing Craft Infantry) nearby. A kingfisher scout observation plane catapults from the battleship New Mexico. Men on the bridge of the ship look through binoculars. Shells drop in the sea. Landing craft underway at sea. Coast bombarded with 5 inch guns. Aerial views from U.S. aircraft of shells exploding on the coast and smoke rising. (Note: time codes 00:00 to 00:18 and then 00:34 to 00:42 show port side of the battleship USS Colorado, BB-45.)
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