The USS Gunston Hall underway toward Peleliu, Palau Islands, in the Pacific Ocean during World War II.
Pacific Ocean Date:1944, September 13 Duration:1 min 6 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Activities on deck of the USS Gunston Hall (LSD-5) underway in the Pacific during World War 2. Several marines, wearing flotation belts, stand next to some sailors in helmets and life vests, on the ship's deck in a convoy headed toward Peleliu, Palau Islands, during Operation Stalemate II. Other ships in the convoy can be seen ahead of them. Camera pans across the deck where Marines and sailors are standing in clusters. View from below, of crew members and two Bofors 40mm twin mount anti aircraft guns, silhouetted against the sky. One crew member wears headset and speaks in microphone. A camouflaged Mahan-class destroyer passes the Gunston hall. Sailors spray water overboard, from hoses. Officers and crew members in routine activities.
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