Errors made by United States Marines on Pacific island during World War II.
Pacific Theater Date:1944 Duration:5 min 52 sec Sound:Yes
Deployment of U.S. Marine Corps on islands of Pacific and errors by them add up in casualties during World War II. Re-enactment: An improper attempt of throwing grenade by a Marine. Another error includes Marines grouped up and resulting in increased number of casualties after facing one shell attack. Wounded soldier crawls to get out of line of fire. Another soldier comes to help him and both get killed. Another error made by Marines in jungle warfare as a Marine gets rid of his entrenching tool. Japanese troops start mortar fire on group of Marines. Marines dig foxholes to save themselves from mortar fire. Depicts the error made by one Marine as he gets rid of his entrenching tool and cannot dig a foxhole quickly. Marines under slip trenches. Marines advance in scattered formation on field. Marines come to halt for rest. Medical Corpsman gives salt tablet to a Marine. Marine feels dizzy after not having the tablet. Marine falls down because of lack of salt tablets. Marines advance through ankle deep water. Marines advance on field.
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