The United States 10th Army advances and families are evacuated in Okinawa, Japan.
Okinawa Ryukyu Islands Date:1945, April Duration:2 min 50 sec Sound:Yes
The U.S. 10th Army advances during the Battle of Okinawa in Japan. U.S. Army soldiers gather at a rocky hillside in Okinawa. The soldiers with guns and ammunitions walk along the hillside. The troops attack caves. A Japanese boy watches the army procession. Smoke bombs are used to drive away women and children. Japanese families move to relocation camps. Army tanks carrying Marines move on rocky land to seize a village. U.S. Army soldiers inspect their guns and ammunitions. A Japanese suicide rocket bomb is described and disassembled. Two soldiers inspect a bomb launcher. A bomb is released from the launcher. Explosions and gun fire on the hillside. U.S. troops move ahead as the village is set on fire. Military tanks advance and fire. Explosions in the forest area. One of the Japanese survivors comes out of a cave. U.S. officers order for his clothes to be removed and first aid to be given. A soldier lies down and gets ready with his gun. A corpse on a rocky land. A soldier walks across the corpse.
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