Camouflage techniques used by Japanese snipers in jungle against U.S. Marines deployed on Pacific islands during World War II.
Pacific Theater Date:1944 Duration:5 min 29 sec Sound:Yes
Training film titled 'Notes on Jungle Warfare' on deployment of U.S. Marine Corps on islands of Pacific during World War II. U.S. Marines advance inland into jungle after disembarking from amphibious vehicles. Wounded and dead Marines lying on beach. Crosses at a cemetery. Marines caring for a wounded man. Jeep is driven in the jungle. Marine comes out of a foxhole. Japanese prisoners marching under guard on an island. U.S. Commander in Chief of Pacific Ocean Areas Chester Nimitz decorates a soldier. U.S. platoon advance into jungle. Camouflage techniques used by Japanese snipers in jungle shows an isolated U.S. Marine attacked by a sniper hiding under bushes. U.S. Marines counter such Japanese tricks and techniques by setting his own traps. Platoon leader sends a signal for location of sniper. Second U.S. platoon moves ahead. Shows two Marines find a dead sniper. Japanese sniper fires from a spider trap. Sniper is handled by grenade attack. Soldiers in foxhole are shot down.
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