A training film on operations of U.S. forces on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands during World War II. Animated map locates Kwajalein Atoll. Islands, atolls and operations are give code names. The code name for Kwajalein Atoll is Carillon atoll. The operation's name is Flintlock Operation. The Arnold pass and the Cohen Island. The code names are given alphabetically and begin with Abraham and end with Jasper. The areas of Roi Island and Namur Island are called Burlesque and Camouflage respectively. The 4th Marine Division is active in the northern area and is called Task Force 53. The southern attack force is the 7th Division and is called Task Force 52. Burlesque and the Camouflage islands are located. The two islands are connected with a concrete causeway. Average annual rainfall in the area is about 80 inches. Average annual temperature is about 81 degrees Fahrenheit. Out of the 25 navigable passes into the lagoon, only 6 are considered good. These are Jacob Pass, Ivan Pass, Bennett Pass, Chester Pass, Conrad Pass and Elton Pass. Flow of wind and current in the area is shown.
This historic stock footage available in HD and SD video. View pricing below video player.
Have a correction or more info about this clip? Edit Now
Be the first to correct or edit this clip's info! Edit Now