U.S. forces launch amphibious Assault on Iwo Jima in World War II.
Iwo Jima Date:1945, February 19 Duration:3 min 53 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. invasion of Iwo Jima during World War 2. A sailor eats a sandwich. U.S. Landing ship Infantry (LSI) No. 1029, firing rockets at the shore of Iwo Jima. Change of scene to aboard ship further from shore. Mount Suribachi visible in background. Other ships closer to shore. A U.S. Destroyer off the shore. A line of armed landing craft approaching Iwo Jima, headed by LCI-717. Views and closeup of USS Brule (APA-66) . Attack transports USS Cape Johnson (AP-172) and USS Fond du Lac (APA-644). the Destroyer Escort, USS Vammen (DE-644). The camouflaged Light Cruiser, USS Vicksburg (DL-86) bombarding the coast of Iwo Jima with 5 inch and 6 inch guns. A landing craft infantry approaching the shore, firing rockets. Large explosions in the water at a distance. USS LCI-65 returning from the shore.
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