Crewmen load firefighting equipment on a landing craft and try to douse the fire on an LST in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater.
Pacific Theater Date:1945, July 12 Duration:7 min 3 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Fire fighting aboard a U.S. Landing Ship Tank (LST) in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater during World War 2. Crewmen load handy-billies, axes & other fire fighting equipment from ATL-114 to LC(FF)-370. LST-1170 on fire due to a Japanese kamikaze suicide attack. Many small boats surrounding the LST try to douse the fire using fire hoses. Men pass cans of foamite up towards fire fighting foamite generator. On the bridge of the LC (FF) an officer directs the fire fighting. A hose with a fog nozzle attached to it is passed across to assist fire fighting crew. Foam generator nozzle pours foam down a ventilator. Fire damage on the boat deck of the LST.
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