U.S. 4th Marine Division engaged in the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II
Iwo Jima Date:1945, February 19 Duration:2 min 37 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. 4th Marine Division during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War 2. Views from Landing craft arriving at Yellow 1 Beach during U.S. amphibious assault on Iwo Jima. A sherman tank at the water's edge. The next day, two marines tend to a wounded out of sight below a bluff. One is seen holding a container of blood plasma above his head as they administer emergency treatment. A sherman flailing (crab) mine-clearing tank equipped for deep wading moves across the beach. Closeups of marines hunkered down on the beach, taking cover near armor, as they attempt to move inland. Marines and equipment covering the beachhead. Close offshore, an explosion sends water into the air. LSM-216 is seen maneuvering close to shore, attempting to bring ashore "C" Company tanks to Yellow Beach II. Marines setting a smoke screen of dense white smoke.
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