Airstrip captured; suicide plane and boats inspected in Okinawa, Pacific Theater.
Okinawa Ryukyu Islands Date:1945, April 1 Duration:4 min 30 sec Sound:Yes
Okinawa Operations in Pacific Theater. United States Marine units and 24th Army Corps advance on the island on the hilly areas. U.S. Marines and Japanese troops fight in a wooded area. Fire and smoke. Dead soldiers in view. Troops advance on field. Soldiers carry wounded on stretchers. An airstrip is captured and graded. Dummy tanks inspected. Troops find a 'Baka' suicide plane. Obsolete planes on airstrip. Airstrip is repaired. Aerial view of airstrip. Tanks advance on roads. Suicide boats are inspected. They are packed with explosives and intended for launching down hill into a stream.
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