U.S. Navy bombardment of beach at Kerama Retto, Okinawa, during World War 2 invasion of Okinawa. LSMs (Landing Ship, Medium), destroyers and battle ships underway. Rocket barrage fired. Rocky shoreline of the island in the background. Details seen include:
Time 00:25 is the battleship USS New Mexico, BB-40 firing main and secondary batteries. Time 00:41 is a detailed closeup bow-on view of the battleship USS New Mexico, BB-40. (Note: As seen, the USS New Mexico did retain its casemated 5-inch/51 caliber guns for the Okinawa invasion, contrary to some historic references.)
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