Soldiers aboard a LST in Pacific Ocean as they head towards Okinawa, Japan during World War II.
Pacific Ocean Date:1945 Duration:2 min 28 sec Sound:NO SOUND
United States Army personel during the invasion of Okinawa, Japan by United States in World War 2. Two Army Signal Corps soldiers work on an mobile antenna on a field mobile communications truck aboard a LST (Landing Ship Tank) underway in the Pacific Ocean. Deck of the LST loaded with deck cargo. African American Army personnel aboard ship being given cigarettes. U.S.C.G. sailor, named McGuire, in dungarees seated on back of an LCVP(Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel). Wake made by LCVP with gun shields in the foreground. Soldiers being issued cartons of cigarettes. Bow-on view of LST-674. Starboard view of LST-759. Minesweeper, YMS-478, underway as sailors on the forecastle toss over a line. A movie being transferred to LST from YMS. Men on the forecastle of the minesweeper receive the movie.
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