Marines set up an M114 155 mm howitzer in a jungle and fire shells from it in Peleliu, Palau Islands.
Peleliu Palau Islands Date:1944, September 15 Duration:2 min 51 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The Peleliu operation in Peleliu, Palau Islands during World War II. An M114 155 mm howitzer set up in a jungle. United States 7th Marines clean the gun barrel of the howitzer. The marines prepare to fire from the howitzer. A line of howitzers on a field. Firing from M114 155 mm howitzers. A marine opens a breech of a gun and ejects an empty shell. The marine runs with another shell and inserts it into the breech. The breech is closed. The M114 155 mm howitzers fire. The barrel of an M114 155 mm howitzer as it fires. Gun crewmen stand near the howitzer. The marines pull an ammunition cart. They carry 155mm shells on the shoulders and walk towards the the 155mm howitzer.
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