United States Navy and Marines participating in live fire amphibious assault exercise
United States USA Date:1961 Duration:2 min 11 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. Navy and Marines engaged in live fire amphibious assault exercise. Explosions on beach as Navy and Marine aircraft fly overhead and a wave of landing craft carrying marines approaches. Next, the landing craft arrive at the beach and marines storm ashore and proceed over hills and rough terrain toward their objective. Numerous views of Marines charging over sand berms. Armor and vehicles being driven from landing craft through the surf. An M48 Patton tank comes ashore through the surf and drives toward the camera and then very close past it. tankers in top and forward hatches are seen. As it passes, a pair of wading vents can be seen on its rear deck. Closeup of its treads. Several tracked landing vehicles drive in a line along the edge of the beach. Closeups of some. Marine riflemen charging across the terrain. Fires burning. explosions occuring beside Marines running from their landing craft. Marines charging from parked helicopter as explosions occur nearby.
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