Scenes aboard a U.S. Navy Transport ship in the Pacific off Okinawa during World War II.
Pacific Ocean Date:1945, February 18 Duration:3 min 10 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Troops and sailors lining the the decks and rails of a U.S. Navy transport ship in the Pacific at start of naval bombardment campaign agaist Iwo Jima in World War 2. A collection of nautical flags displayed on the ship. Antiaircraft gun position at top of ship. Formations of U.S. warplanes overhead headed toward Iwo Jima. Deck area covered in gunpowder storage containers (each holding 3 bags of powder for 8-inch guns). Sailors offloading the gunpowder storage tanks by means of a slide from the ship. A triple battery of 8-inch naval guns firing at Iwo Jima.
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