U.S. Marines advance towards a beach in Iwo Jima, Japan.
Iwo Jima Date:1945 Duration:2 min 59 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Activities of United States Marine Corps in Iwo Jima, Japan during the Battle of Iwo Jima, World War II. An armored Landing Vehicle Tracked (LVT) on a beach. The marines advance across volcanic ash. They are near a pile of volcanic ash. They move up behind an embankment. They move out on the beachhead. Armored LVTs move over the beach. Two LVTs hit the beach. A Landing Ship medium (LSM) moves onto the beach and lowers a ramp. A Sherman tank moves over a knoll. The LSM in the background. A Landing Ship Tank (LST) with its bow door open. A Sherman tank off-loads. The marines lying on the volcanic ash, pinned down by fire. The LVT gets stuck on the beach. A Landing Craft Mechanized (LCM) approaches the beach. The amphibious force anchored in the background. Two LCMs approach the beach. A Landing Craft Infantry (LCI) anchored in the bay in the background.
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