Methods of communication used by United States Marine Corps in jungle warfare in Pacific Theater during World War II.
Pacific Theater Date:1944 Duration:4 min 14 sec Sound:Yes
Reconstruction about deployment of U.S. Marine Corps on island of Pacific and precautions taken by them during jungle warfare in World War II. Marines camouflaged with foliage use camouflage make-up and hide under bushes waiting for Japanese troops. Japanese officers being attacked by Marines hiding under bushes. Marines come across a wire in jungle leading to ambush. They repair the broken wire temporarily. Jungle communications method as a Marine changing position of his canteen from right to left and carrying the message in upper left pocket which identifies him as runner or messenger. Two U.S. Marines search a wounded Marine lying in jungle and identify him as a messenger. Another method of communication depicts Marine using semaphore signal from a hilltop. Group of Marines receive the semaphore signal.
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