Wounded U.S. Marines being unloaded from Stinson L-5B aircraft on Okinawa in June 1945.
Okinawa Ryukyu Islands Date:1945, June 20 Duration:2 min 53 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Air evacuation of wounded United States Marines on Okinawa during June 1945 by U.S. Army Air Forces Stinson and Marine Corps L-5B. Various shots of wounded Marines on stretchers being unloaded from the aircraft. Medics carrying the wounded to a medical hut. More L-5B's land. A wounded Marine on a stretcher in L-5B talks with men standing outside the aircraft. Marine on a stretcher being released from harness. Stretcher being carried to a medical tent. L-5B aircraft lands and a litter case being loaded aboard Red Cross ambulance. Ambulance pulls away from the area with tents in the background. A shark-mouthed Marine Corps OY-1 (Stinson L-5) with the name "Bupie" painted on nose taxis in front of camera. Identifiable aircraft in this clip: 44-16952 and 44-17164, both of the 163rd Liaison Squadron.
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