Marines load in LCVPs to move towards the Philippines coast as naval vessels fire at the coast during World War II.
Pacific Ocean Date:1945 Duration:3 min 33 sec Sound:NO SOUND
United States Naval fleet off the coast of the Philippines during World War II. U.S. Marines climb over the side of cargo nets and into an LCVP ( Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel). The marines go over the side of a ship into the LCVP. A four barrel 5" 38 caliber naval gun aboard a destroyer fires. A United States destroyer of Fletcher class bombards the coast. 5" 38 caliber naval gun fires. The destroyer bombards the beach. An LSMR (Landing Ship Medium, Rocket) fires rockets. Shells explode on the beach. A United States battleship of Nevada class camouflaged by Thayer method bombards the beach. 5 inch and 40 mm guns fire at the beach. Crew loads and fires a 3"50 caliber gun. Explosions occur. An LCS ( Landing Craft Support) near the beach. The destroyer of Fletcher class bombards the beach. Aircraft fly over the convoy of ships. Sky lookouts on the bridge of a ship. Camouflaged destroyer and a heavy cruiser of Baltimore class bombards the beach. Twin mounts on a cargo ship bombard the beach. A man with a long glass leans against a signal lamp towards the beach.
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