U.S. Marines in a trench look out over an open valley with binoculars and a Mortar Squad fires during the Battle of Okinawa.
Okinawa Ryukyu Islands Date:1945, July 5 Duration:2 min 38 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The Battle of Okinawa in Okinawa, Japan during World War II. A group of U.S. Marines at a command post looks at a chart of a combat area. A Marine looking through a binocular. Another Marine stands holding the binocular and other stand behind him. U.S. Marines in a foxhole. A Marine in a partial foxhole with a mortar. The Marines in a trench look out over an open valley with binoculars. Smoke columns rise in a distance due to mortar fire. Marine communications squad lays telephone wires toward advance position. The Marines laying the wires. A group of Marines seated discuss and one of them puts on a mask. The Marine advance. A Marine carries mortar parts on his shoulders. A USMC (United States Marine Corps) sniper with a telescopic lens on a rifle shoots across the valley. The Mortar Squad firing. Phosphorous smoke shells hit the ground in the open valley and lay a smoke screen. A Marine speaks over a telephone and another smokes a cigar.
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