Tanks and other military vehicles are reclaimed from battlefields in Japan and Europe during World War II.
European Theater Date:1945 Duration:5 min 26 sec Sound:Yes
Salvage and reclamation activities in various Theaters of Operation during World War II. European Theater: Wrecked tanks, cranes, locomotives, cars, trucks and other wreckage on the ground. Men standing nearby and working. Writing visible on some tanks including names some names: Clipper (of "C" Company 1st Corps Medium Tank Battalion, U.S. Marines), Booze Hound, and Creeping Headache. Men working on the reclamation. Marine evacuating a hit and disabled tank on the battlefield in Okinawa, Japan. Smoke rises after the tank is hit . A smoke screen is laid to obscure it during repairs. A tank retriever aids the tank. The tank is repaired by crew. As smoke screen dissipates, the the tank and tank retriever have completed repairs and drive on. Men working on reclamation activities in a reclamation factory.
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