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The Solomon Islands campaign was the first major amphibious landing of World War II mounted by America; and was the first major Allied offensive against Imperial Japan. It was the scene of bitter fighting between US and Japanese forces. It was also an campaign of...leer más

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 HQ Batallón) July 12, 2016

Video footage of U.S. M4 Sherman tanks on Iwo Jima and damage to tanks due to mortar fire. 

Damage Done To Tanks By Mortar Fire - National Archives and Records Administration - Local Identifier 127.R.432 - Uncataloged footage from the National Archives. DVD copied by IASL Master Scanner...leer más

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 Teniente) April 27, 2016

Iwo Jima is an island some 650miles south of Tokyo. It is part of the Japanese Volcano Islands. On 19th February 1945, Iwo Jima became the setting of a major battle where the United States fought the Japanese to reclaim the island back from Japan. It was just one of the bloody battles during...leer más

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 Teniente) March 18, 2015

US Marines in Heavy Combat on Peleliu  - Graphic.  Mainly shot from a ridge overlooking the battlefield, this film gives the viewer a unique look into the bitter fighting by U.S. Marines on Peleliu during WW2. Narrated.

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Seventy years ago, U.S. Marines secured Mount Suribachi on the island of Iwo Jima, beginning a long and bloody fight for control of the World War II Japanese outpost.

  1. U.S. Marines switch out the smaller flag for a larger one during the battle at Iwo Jima on Feb. 23, 1945. (Bob
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 Teniente) February 21, 2015

The American amphibious invasion of Iwo Jima during World War II stemmed from the need for a base near the Japanese coast. Following elaborate preparatory air and naval bombardment, three U.S. marine divisions landed on the island in February 1945. Iwo Jima was defended by roughly 23,000...leer más

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 Teniente) January 14, 2015

This short newsreel, produced for the home market, shows Operation Hailstone, the U.S. assault on "Japan's Pearl Harbor", the naval base at Truk. Footage shows Task Force 58, which included the fleet carriers USS Yorktown, USS Essex, USS Intrepid, USS Bunker Hill, USS Enterprise, and the light...leer más

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 Teniente) January 12, 2015

Stage two of the isolation and reduction of the Japanese fortress of Rabaul was the seizure of key bases at the opposite (Western) end of the 370-mile long island of New Britain, cutting enemy supply lines and providing advance airfields for continuing attacks on the stronghold. You'll see all...leer más

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