U.S. troops unloading from the LVTs and LCT on the beach as it loads Sherman tanks in Palau island.
Palau Islands Date:1944 Duration:3 min 14 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The amphibious landing of U.S. troops in Palau during World War II. Four Landing Vehicles Tracked (LVT) heading for the beach. The troops unloading from the LVTs. A wrecked aircraft in the water. The troops unloading from the LVT. The wreckage of the aircraft. A man digging a foxhole. A man getting his knee bandaged. A man jumping over the side of an LCM (Landing Craft Mechanized) into the surf. Men unloading into the surf from an LCVP (Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel). A man carrying a stretcher on his shoulder. Two Sherman tanks with snorkels on the beachhead and an LCT (Landing Craft Tank) in the background. Sign: 'Tokyo Bound' on the side of the tank. Snorkel on the port of the tank. LCT 1292 on the beach as it loads Sherman tanks. The tanks load onto LCT on the ramps. Two tanks in the LCT. A soldier wearing foul weather gear and life jacket talks over the radio.
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