Japanese kamikaze suicide airplanes attack U.S. Navy ships and Japanese airplanes are shot down near Okinawa, Japan.
Okinawa Ryukyu Islands Date:1945 Duration:3 min 51 sec Sound:Yes
Role of U.S. Navy Task Force 58 in Okinawa, Japan during the Battle of Okinawa of World War II. U.S. Navy Task Force personnel on a landing craft heading towards a shore. Landing crafts and ships underway at sea. U.S. troops disembark from landing crafts and move towards the shore. U.S. tanks and tractors on the island. U.S. Marines and army personnel on the island. A soldier looks through binoculars. Troops standing aboard a ship. A Japanese kamikaze suicide airplane attacks a U.S. Navy ship. An explosion occur and smoke rises. Japanese airplanes in flight. The airplanes are shot down. Kamikaze aircraft approaching USS Yorktown (CV-10) is hit and just misses the ship, crashing into the water. Guns mounted on a ship are fired. Flak in the sky from anti aircraft guns. Many attack scenes by Kamikaze aircraft. Several scenes show US Navy ships being hit by kamikaze planes, and other scenes show kamikaze aircraft crashing into the ocean having missed their targets.
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