US Navy submarine periscope view as torpedo attack destroys and sinks a Japanese freighter near Palau Island in Pacific.
Palau Islands Date:1945 Duration:1 min 19 sec Sound:NO SOUND
World War 2 footage of attack on a Japanese freighter near Palau Island in the Pacific Ocean, by an American Navy submarine. Periscope view shows target Japanese freighter in distance. Disturbance just below surface of water is seen as submarine releases torpedoes toward target. View of target ship just before impact. Then suddenly, a dramatic explosion emits from the ship as it is hit by US Navy submarine's torpedoes. Ship stern momentarily elevates at moment of impact as torpedo strikes mid ship. Explosion consumes ship and it begins to rapidly sink. Two more explosions are seen shooting skyward as the Japanese ship continues sinking.
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