U.S. Marines unload heavy equipment and fire a 75 mm howitzer in Iwo Jima, Japan.
Iwo Jima Date:1945 Duration:2 min 45 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Activities of United States Marine Corps in Iwo Jima, Japan during the Battle of Iwo Jima, World War II. A trailer, loaded with transformers, is hooked up to a bulldozer. A Landing Ship Tank (LST-792) on a beach with the bow doors open. LSTs on the beach. The trailer on the beach. A marine standing in the foreground. Amphibious crafts (LVTs, LCTs, LCMs) in water. A wrecked Landing Vehicle Tracked (LVT). Surf breaks over the wreckage. Two Landing Craft Infantry (LCIs) and an LST on the beach. The bulldozer pulls the trailer. LST-792 with bow up on the beach. A Task Force anchored in the background. Japanese food and destroyed equipment. Shelled-out concrete emplacements. Trucks on the beach. 75mm howitzer crew fire gun which is camouflaged with netting. The Task Force out in the water. Puffs of smoke rise as guns fire. Supplies are loaded onto an LVT. The supplies on the beach. Heavy equipment unloaded. A drag line is off loaded from an LST. Other LSTs anchored in the background. LST-792 in the background. Down beach area towards Mount Suribachi. Heavy equipment unloaded. Signalmen send semaphore. A Landing Craft Mechanized (LCM) in the background. A marine squats in volcanic ash. The bow section of LST-792. Surf breaks onto the beach. Men unload 50 gallon oil drums from the LCM.
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