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Iwo Jima 1945 3rd Marine Division

Public Domain Stock Footage Iwo Jima 1945 3rd Marine Division

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keywords: WWII, Pacific Theater, Iwo Jima, 3rd Marine Division, Surrender Broadcast, Telegraph Operation, Combat Wounded, MedVac, Medical Evacuation

Synopsis: The 3rd Marine Division works to secure and expand their beach head on the island of Iwo Jima as the final push to end the war in the Pacific...(read more)

  • Date: 1945
  • Duration: 00:08:39
  • Sound: No
  • Color: Color
  • Type: Public Domain
  • Language: English
  • Location: Iwo Jima

Iwo Jima 1945 3rd Marine Division

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Iwo Jima 1945 3rd Marine Division

Unedited footage. Shows destroyed Japanese coastal gun. Scenes of the beachhead of the 3rd Marine Div on Iwo Jima March 7, 1945. Soldier with headphones and talking on radio. Body of dead Japanese soldier is pulled from concrete bunker, placed in pit, and body sprayed with diesel fuel. Images of General Holland M. Smith and other Command Officers. Soldier with microphone broadcasts a surrender message or appeal to Japanese soldiers on Iwo Jima. Division message center, messages delivered by foot, tracked vehicle, and jeep. Shows soldier taking on telephone in message center, desk with typewriter. Soldier receiving and sending messages by telegraph, soldier's hand operating telegraph keys. Shows the evacuation of the wounded from Iwo Jima by plane.