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Iwo Jima 1944 - Third Marine Div. In Action

Public Domain Stock Footage Iwo Jima 1944 - Third Marine Div. In Action

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keywords: wwii, pacific theater, iwo jima, third marine division, island combat

Synopsis: Unedited footage of the Third Marine Division hitting the beach on Iwo Jima...(read more)

  • Date: 1944
  • Duration: 00:06:37
  • Sound: No
  • Color: Monochrome
  • Type: Public Domain
  • Language: English
  • Location: Iwo Jima

Iwo Jima 1944 - Third Marine Div. In Action

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Iwo Jima 1944 - Third Marine Division In Action

MS Communication trailer lowered over side of ship into LCM (Landing Craft, Mechanized). LCVP (Landing Craft Vehicle, Personnel or Higgins boat) loaded with Marines next to ship in a rough sea, Marines climbing down cargo net into landing craft (Higgins boat). Truck being lowered into LCM, sea is very rough. CU brief image of signalman on ship sending message by signal light. CU Two men with binoculars scanning horizon.

Cu, Marines rushing down ramp of Higgins boat. Marines hitting the beach at Iwo Jima. CU of Chart, hand pointing to battle line of D-Day-Plus 2 on Iwo Jima. CU Marine having trouble with opening slide on M1 Garand rifle. LS tank firing into hillside. Marines dug into foxhole. Planes providing air support to ground troops, bomb explosion. LS, M5 tank moving slowly across open ridge. Marine sleeping in foxhole. Wounded Marine being assisted to rear. CU of Sherman M4A3 tank with “Comet 38 on side” and “Widow Maker” on barrel of gun on Iwo Jima. Wounded Marine being assisted to rear. Marines pinned down by mortar fire, lying in shallow depression. Marine attaching bayonet to rifle, holding rifle ready to charge. Marine with bullet wound in back; HM (Navy Hospital Corpsman) or Combat Medic putting sulphur powder on wound. CU Marine firing M1 rifle. CU Marine firing bazooka. Marine cleaning rifle fouled with sand. CU Marine in foxhole talking on field radio. PAN terrain to be crossed by Marines, covered by Japanese fire from pillboxes.

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Marines hitting the beach on Iwo Jima


Marines in foxhole on beach


Marine attaching bayonet to rifle


CU Marine firing M1 rifle. CU Marine firing bazooka

Related Titles:
To The Shores Of Iwo Jima
Iwo Jima: D-Day
Action On Iwo Jima
Marines In Action On Iwo Jima
Iwo Jima - General Scenes
Iwo Jima 1945 - Third Marine Division
Iwo Jima - Fifth Marine Division
Iwo Jima - Air Evac Of Wounded

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